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Tech Tip of the Week:  April 26 - May 2, 2015

Creating a PowerPoint Presentation Using Word 2007/2010

To use a Word document to create a PowerPoint presentation

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Format the document using Word heading styles

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PowerPoint uses the heading styles in your Word document to set up the slides in a presentation  ̶  each Heading 1 becomes the title of a new slide, and each Heading 2 becomes the first level of text

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You must apply a heading format to the text you want to include in a slide

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You can manually insert heading styles or create a document using Word outline

To create a Word Outline

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Click the View menu

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Click Outline in the Document Views group

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Type your outline using Tab to add subheadings (promote)

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Press Shift Tab to decrease the indent (demote)

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You can also use the Promote and Demote buttons on the Ribbon

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Save your outline

To Insert Outline Text from Word into PowerPoint

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In PowerPoint, click the Outline tab in the left pane

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Click the Home tab of the Ribbon

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In the Slides group, click the arrow next to New Slide

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Click Slides from Outline
 

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