Sections are a way of organizing slides into individual compartments. They can be logical divisions only visible to PowerPoint, or you can use them in conjunction with section header slides to let the audience know you are changing topics. In this video, author Jess Stratton shows users how to create and work with sections in PowerPoint.
- [Narrator] Let's talk about sections in PowerPoint.…A section is a logical division between your slides.…It can be invisible to the audience…and can be there to help you organize…and work with your slides more easily.…Or you can use them in conjunction with a visual slide…if you've chosen a particular layout…to let your audience know…that you're moving on to a new topic.…I currently have my presentation divided…into three sections,…and I'm going to show you how to add more.…I can tell that it's divided into sections…because I can see a text header…here at the top of one slide.…
And I can also see a collapsible triangle.…Sections are denoted by the text in the triangle icon…next to the section title above the slide where it starts.…I can collapse the section by clicking on the triangle.…It tells me how many slides are in that section…and it takes me to the next one.…I can also collapse that section and so on.…I can collapse all the sections,…see how many slides I have in those sections,…and work with them directly.…
- 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.