What is Outline view in PowerPoint?

Outline view is another type of view we can use in PowerPoint.  It shows us just the text in the presentation so we can concentrate on ideas and words rather than colour, graphics, backgrounds etc.

  • Outline view is part of Normal view.  It’s the most common view used.
  • So with your Presentation open, to switch to Outline view there is an outline panel on the left of the screen.

What is Outline view in PowerPoint?

  • Outline view shows us the text in the presentation in its basic form so we can concentrate on ideas, structure and logical order of the presentation.
  • We can use this view to switch slides around like this too, either by clicking and dragging the points using the square next to the slide number. Or you can right click on points and use the Move Up and Move Down options.

What is Outline view in PowerPoint?

  • We can also collapse and expand individual slides and entire presentations by right clicking on the point and choosing the Collapse or Expand Options.

What is Outline view in PowerPoint?

This is how to use the Outline view in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. If you want to learn more about PowerPoint, then take a look at our PowerPoint Training Courses.

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