Insert, duplicate, and delete slides

Insert a slide

There are four ways to insert a new, blank slide into your presentation:

  • Click the red + (plus) button directly above the list of slides on the left.

    Add Slide Icon

  • Go to the Slide menu and select 'New slide.'
  • Right click in the slide filmstrip and select 'New slide.'
  • Use the Ctrl+M (Cmd + M on a Mac) keyboard shortcut.

By default, the new slide will have a 'Title and Body' layout. To change this layout or apply a theme, go to the Slide menu, and select 'Change Layout' or 'Change Theme.'

Duplicate a slide

To duplicate an existing slide, choose from one of the following options:

  • Go to the Slide menu and select 'Duplicate slide.'
  • From the list of slides on the left, right-click the slide you want to duplicate, and select 'Duplicate slide.'

To duplicate multiple slides, hold the Shift key and select the slides you'd like to duplicate. Then, right click the selection and select 'Duplicate slide.'

Delete a slide

Choose one of the following options to delete a slide:

  • Go to the Slide menu and select Delete slide.
  • From the list of slides on the left, right click the slide you'd like to delete and select Delete slide.
  • From the list of slides on the left, select the slide you'd like to delete and press Delete on your keyboard.