PowerPoint Online Quick Start

Add and format

Add and format in PowerPoint Online

Add and format text

  1. Select a text box and type some text.

  2. Select the text, and then select a Format option to change the:

    • Font - font, font size, bold, italics, underline, and color

    • Paragraph - bullets, numbering, alignment, and spacing

  3. To create bulleted or numbered lists, select the text, and then select Bullets or Numbering.

Click to add text

Format text

Insert a table, picture, shape, text box, or video

  1. Select the Insert tab.

  2. Select what you want to insert: New Slide, Table, Picture, Online Picture, Shapes, SmartArt, Text Box, Comment, Online Video.

Insert tab

Add, duplicate, delete, and move slides

  • New slide - on the Home tab or Insert tab, select New Slide, select a format, and then select Add Slide.

    Or in the left pane, right-click the slide and select New Slide.

  • Duplicate - right-click and select Duplicate Slide.

  • Delete - right-click and select Delete Slide.

  • Move - right-click and select Move Slide.

Add slide

Slide right-click menu

Add a transition between slides

  1. Select the slide you want to add a transition to.

  2. Select the Transitions tab.

  3. Select the Transition to This Slide and the Effect Option if applicable.

You can also set the Duration of the transition and select Apply To All to apply the transition to all slides.

Transitions tab
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