Organize your PowerPoint slides into sections

Much like you would use folders to organize your files, you can use sections to organize your slides into meaningful groups. You can assign each colleague a section to make slide ownership clear during collaboration. And if you’re starting with a blank slate, you can use sections to outline the topics in your presentation.

Add a section

  • Right-click between the two slides where you want to add a section, and then click Add Section, or press Ctrl + <.

    Click between two slides to insert a section

Rename a section

  1. To rename an existing section, right-click the Untitled Section, and click Rename Section.

  2. Enter a meaningful name for the section, and then click Rename.

    Rename a section

View all sections in a presentation

  • On the View tab, click Slide Sorter.

    Tip:  In Slide Sorter view, you’ll see thumbnails of all the slides organized into sections.

    View all slides in a presentation

Move a section up or down in a list of slides

  • Right-click the section name that you want to move, and then click Move Section Up or Move Section Down.

Remove a section

  • Right-click the section name that you want to remove, and then click Remove Section.

See also

Video: Organize slides into sections

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