Preparing & Delivering Slideshows in PowerPoint Microsoft 365

PowerPoint Microsoft 365    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 45m 18s
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Explore how to prepare and deliver a slide show by using PowerPoint for Office 365, in this 10-video course. First, observe how to access and activate a presentation by using the PowerPoint Slide Show mode. Then explore several tools to use when giving your presentation. You will learn how to turn your mouse into a laser pointer, to activate the Summary view, how to add subtitles in real time, and how to choose a subtitle language. Next, observe how to use the Notes Pane, and how to activate Presenter view to control your slide show. You will learn to use Annotation tools, including pen, highlighter, and erase to highlight specific content. This course demonstrates how to use PowerPoint Zoom to add slide summaries, and to navigate within your slide show. You will learn to use the Record Slide Show tool to record narration, annotations, and even timings. Finally, learners can explore uses of the Custom Slide Show tool to create multiple slide shows.


  • use the slide show mode to give a presentation
    use the slide show tools to highlight key features in your presentation
    add and view notes in your presentation
    insert and use action buttons
    annotate your presentation to highlight key information
  • create a Summary Zoom in your presentation
    use the Zoom tool with a slide or section
    using the recording tool
    create a custom slide show presentation
    Configuring slide show mode


  • 3m 58s
    Before giving your presentation, you are going to need to know how to access the PowerPoint Slide Show mode. Once you have activated your slide show, there are a number of tools that you can use to control how your presentation progresses. FREE ACCESS
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    There are a number of different tools that you can use when you are giving your presentation. You can, for example,  turn your mouse cursor into a laser pointer or activate the Summary view. PowerPoint now lets you add subtitles as you present in real-time. You can even change the subtitle language which will translate your words into the language you choose. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Enhancing your presentation with notes in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 36s
    The notes pane in your slide can be very useful when it comes to giving your presentation. In PowerPoint, it can be used to store any information that you need to help you present your slide show but which is not required in the presentation itself. PowerPoint also comes complete with Presenter view, a suite of presenter tools that can help you control your slide show and visualize any notes that you have created. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting action buttons in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 45s
    In PowerPoint, you can associate an action with an item so that you can seamlessly move from discussing an item on your slide to another slide, file, program or website. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Annotating your presentation in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 44s
    When you present your slideshow, you can use the annotation tools to help draw attention to certain content on your slides. See how to use the pen, highlighter and eraser tools with PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a Summary Zoom in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 18s
    PowerPoint Zoom allows you to add slide summaries and navigate through you slideshow with ease. See how to create, edit, and move a Summary Zoom in your presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using the Zoom tool with a slide or section in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 55s
    PowerPoint allows you to use its Zoom tool with a slide or section. This will allow you to access different slides and sections in your presentation in a more dynamic way. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using the recording tool in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 52s
    If you want to save a presentation you can record different aspects of it with the Record SlideShow tool. You can record narrations, annotations, and even timings. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating customized slide shows in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 10s
    You can use the custom slide show tool in PowerPoint to create multiple slide shows. All you need to do is select the slides that you want to include in your customized slide show.  FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring the Slide Show mode in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 7s
    The Slide Show mode in PowerPoint can be configured to take into account your requirements and preferences.  FREE ACCESS


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