Outline view allows users to work with text only in PowerPoint while ignoring visual elements such as graphics and design elements. In this video, author Jess Stratton shows users how to correctly set up a Microsoft Word document in outline view to prepare it for easy import into PowerPoint. PowerPoint can create the slide with the correct bullet points all set up in one mouse click using Outline view.
- [Voiceover] If you would just like to work…on your slides in a text-only environment…and worry about graphics and presentation later,…you can create your entire presentation…in Microsoft Word first, turn it into an outline…and then build a slide structure in PowerPoint…with one mouse click.…The process is simple.…The first step is to work on the most important part…of your presentation first, the message,…by writing your text in Microsoft Word.…Here in Word, I have some thoughts.…You can see that these points are arranged…so that it will be easy to convert them…to a presentation style format.…
It's something that can easily be turned into an outline…once all the text is there.…The second step is to turn it into an outline…in Microsoft Word.…PowerPoint has an outline view and so does Microsoft Word.…To get there, click View in Microsoft Word…and then select Outline on the left-hand side.…It's going to bring you into a special view.…Here's where you convert your plain text…into headings and subheadings.…These are going to be the areas…
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