Building a Presentation Outline in PowerPoint 2010

  • 5/15/2010

Working with the Outline

You can work on an outline in the Outline tab in the Slides/Outline pane displayed at the left of the Slide pane in Normal view. The Outline tab lets you compare the outline with slides, which might include graphics or text boxes that don’t show up in the outline. Entering text in the outline can be faster than entering it on individual slides when you’re focused purely on presentation text content.

Display the Outline Tab

  1. Click the View tab and then click the Normal View button.

  2. Click the Outline tab.

  3. Click the Outline View button on the Quick Access Toolbar to display the Outline view. (You may have to add this button to the toolbar by using PowerPoint Options.)