You don't have to waste ink and paper to print out a copy of your presentation for your audience. PowerPoint has a feature called Handouts, which involves choosing several layouts to print. You can have one, two, even up to nine slides on a page. In this video, author Jess Stratton shows how to find the option to print handouts and how to customize the page, including choosing a layout and adding a footer.
- [Voiceover] It's possible to give your audience…a copy of your presentation without wasting paper or ink.…It's called Printing Handouts,…and you can print handouts by clicking File…from the very top menu and choosing Print.…It defaults to printing one giant picture…of each slide per page.…As you can see, I'm printing 31 pages in this presentation.…I can click the arrows to the right…to scroll through each print.…It's going to waste a lot of paper and a lot of ink.…I'm going to click Show Details…at the bottom of the dialog box.…
This is going to open up a much larger dialog box…and give me a lot more choices that I can do.…I'm interested in the Layout area.…Right now, it's choosing to print Slides,…and that's what it defaults to.…But I can change this.…If I click the two arrows in the drop-down,…I have a choice of how many slides per page I want to print.…For handouts, I could print two, three, four,…six, or nine slides per page.…I can choose to print four slides per page,…and my preview on the left will instantly change.…
- Identify where you can add frequently used tools to access them easily.
- Recognize the tool that allows you to match a color from any of a slide’s contents.
- Recall the benefits of using sections.
- Explain what smart guides consist of.
- List the steps needed to practice presenting your presentation and keep track of how long it takes.
- Name what the Presenter view includes.