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Ch 3: Printing and Sharing Your Presentation

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to explore PowerPoint printing options. You can also learn how to save your presentation and make the most of slideshow and formatting choices.

Printing and Sharing Your Presentation: Chapter Summary

Watch our informative video lessons to learn how common PowerPoint printing options can be used to your advantage. We'll show you how to print notes you can reference when delivering your presentation and walk you through the processes involved in creating handouts your audience can use as visual aids.

There are also several PowerPoint features that could make your presentation easier to navigate during a live speech. Learn how to use presenter view and create custom presentations suited to your speaking style. We'll also help you tweak the resolution, add annotations and rehearse your presentation so you can make the transition between slides easily and smoothly when it comes time to deliver your speech.

Instruction for this chapter is delivered in the form of entertaining videos lasting between five and ten minutes each. You can also access matching transcripts if you'd like a quick and easy way to reference the material while working on a presentation of your own. The self-assessment quizzes are included to help test your mastery of each lesson's main ideas.

Lessons in this chapter can show you how to:

  • View and change presentation properties
  • Explore PowerPoint printing options
  • Print handouts, notes and presentation selections
  • Save presentations to USB drives or CDs
  • Make your presentation compatible
  • Create and configure custom slideshows
  • Use annotations and presenter view

8 Lessons in Chapter 3: Printing and Sharing Your Presentation
How to View and Change PowerPoint Presentation Properties

1. How to View and Change PowerPoint Presentation Properties

Every presentation has a number of general properties. Learn about viewing and editing basic properties of a presentation, but also about more advanced options, such as controlling access to a presentation using a password, in this video lesson.

How to Create and Use Notes in Powerpoint

2. How to Create and Use Notes in Powerpoint

Adding notes to your slides can be a good way to give yourself speaking reminders and is an invaluable aid to jog your memory while presenting. This lesson will discuss how to add notes, use the Presenter View and print Notes Pages in PowerPoint.

Printing in PowerPoint: Handouts, Selections, and Notes

3. Printing in PowerPoint: Handouts, Selections, and Notes

Printing your slides provides more options for distributing your presentation. Learn about the different ways to print slides, speaker notes and handouts in this video lesson.

Printing in PowerPoint: Understanding Your Printing Options

4. Printing in PowerPoint: Understanding Your Printing Options

You can do more than project your presentation to a large screen with PowerPoint. PowerPoint has several advanced options for printing your slides. This lesson will introduce you to the different printing options in PowerPoint.

Packaging Your PowerPoint Presentation: CDs & USB

5. Packaging Your PowerPoint Presentation: CDs & USB

PowerPoint has a feature that automates the process of packaging your presentation so it can be burned to a CD or copied to a USB drive. This lesson will explain how to package your presentation so you can easily take it on the road.

Backwards Compatibility: Ensuring Your PowerPoint Presentation is Compatible

6. Backwards Compatibility: Ensuring Your PowerPoint Presentation is Compatible

Not everyone has the same version of PowerPoint. What happens when you create a presentation in 2013 and send it to someone with 2003? Will they be able to open it? View it? Edit it? This lesson will discuss backwards compatibility in PowerPoint 2013.

Planning Your PowerPoint Presentation: Custom Slideshows, Timing and Options

7. Planning Your PowerPoint Presentation: Custom Slideshows, Timing and Options

Creating custom slide shows and rehearsing the timing of your presentation is one way to set you apart from the rest. This lesson will explain how to use the custom slide show and rehearse slide show features in PowerPoint.

How to Present Your PowerPoint Slideshow: Annotations, Presenter View, and Navigation

8. How to Present Your PowerPoint Slideshow: Annotations, Presenter View, and Navigation

This lesson will explain the Presenter View in PowerPoint. This is a carefully designed layout that allows you to present your slides, check the slideshow progress, read the notes and annotate the presentation.

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