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Slides cheat sheet

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1. Add and edit content in your slides. ""

Options to enter and format content mapped out in Slides

2. Add and organize slides.

1 New slide—Click New slide "" in the toolbar. Click the Down arrow Down arrow to choose a layout for the new slide.

Move slide—Drag the slide to a different position in the presentation. To move several slides at once, Ctrl+click multiple slides before dragging them.

3 Delete slide—Right-click the slide and select Delete.
4 Duplicate slide—Right-click the slide in the sidebar and select Duplicate slide.

Options 1 to 4 mapped, including Delete and Duplicate side


3. Work with different copies and versions of your presentation.


Import slides—Add slides from another presentation to your current slide deck.

Make a copy—Create a duplicate of your presentation. This is a great way to create templates.

Download as—Download your presentation in other formats such as Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe PDF.

Email as attachment—Email a copy of your presentation.

Version history—See all the changes you and others have made to the presentation, or revert to earlier versions.

Publish to the web—Publish a copy of your presentation as a webpage, or embed your presentation in a website.

Under "File," appear all options from import slides to publish to the web

4. Click Share to share your presentation, then choose what collaborators can do. They’ll also receive an email notification.


  Share or unshare Edit content directly

Add comments



5. Collaborate with your team in real time. ""

Share with your team. Chat with those viewing the sheet. Open comments thread and insert comments.

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