Change the starting slide number

To change the slide number that appears on the first slide in your presentation, do the following:

  1. On the Design tab, in the Page Setup group, click Page Setup.

  2. In the Page Setup dialog box, in the Number slides from box, enter the number that you want shown on the first slide in your presentation, and then click OK.

To number only one slide, or to number all sides but the first slide, do the following:

  1. On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Slide Number.
    In the Text group

  2. In the Header and Footer dialog box, click the Slide tab.
    Header or footer

  3. Do one of the following:

  4. To number the slide that you currently have selected, select the Slide number check box, and then click Apply. Repeat this step for each individual slide that you want to number.

  5. To number all slides but the first slide, select the Slide number check box, select Don’t show on title slide, and then click Apply to All.

For information about how to rearrange the slides in your presentation, see Change the order of your slides.

Applies To: PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2010



Was this information helpful?

Yes No

How can we improve it?

255 characters remaining

To protect your privacy, please do not include contact information in your feedback. Review our privacy policy.

Thank you for your feedback!

Support resources

Change language