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Slides page displayed on a laptopCreate and present professional pitch decks, project presentations, training modules, and more. With Google Slides, you can build presentations right in your web browser—no special software is required. Even better, multiple people can work on slides at the same time, you can see people’s changes as they make them, and every change is automatically saved.

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Section 1: Create or import files

1.1 Create a new file
1.2 Import and convert existing files

Section 2: Add content to your presentation

2.1 Choose a theme and layout
2.2 Add and edit content
2.3 Customize your slides
2.4 Create and arrange slides

Section 3: Share and collaborate on files

3.1 Share presentations
3.2 Unshare presentations
3.3 Add comments and replies
3.4 Chat with people directly

Section 4: Print and download files

4.1 Print your file
4.2 Download versions in other formats
4.3 Make a copy
4.4 Email a copy as an attachment

Section 5: Access your calendar, notes, and tasks

5.1 Open your Google Calendar and events
5.2 Open notes in Google Keep
5.3 Open your to-do lists in Google Tasks
5.4 Get add-ons

Section 6: Present a presentation

6.1 Present your slides

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