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] Outline view in PowerPoint…is a great way to edit the text of your slides…without worrying about the visual clutter of images.…To get into outline view,…click the view ribbon tab…and choose outline view on the left hand side.…You'll instantly be brought…to a visual overview of your slide.…While you can see the slide on the right hand side,…it's much easier to see the text and work with it.…You can see entire paragraphs of text…and you can edit it in place right from here.…
In fact, I'm going to scroll all the way to the bottom.…You can even work on your presentation…by adding new slides.…I'll click my cursor at the end of my presentation.…If I hit the return key,…a new slide is created and I can add a title.…I can hit the return key again,…hit the tab key, and it becomes a subheading of that slide.…While it's great to be able to edit slides this way,…you can create your entire presentation…from an outline that you already have in Microsoft Word.…
I'm going to close out of PowerPoint right now.…Let's open up Word,…
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