Print your PowerPoint slides, handouts, or notes

Print your PowerPoint slides, handouts, or notes

You can print slides, an outline, speaker notes, or handouts of your PowerPoint presentation.

The Outline prints only the text in the slides, without images. The Notes of a presentation show the slide and the related speaker notes below it. If you choose to print Handouts, you can print several slides on one page using a variety of layouts, some with space for note-taking.

Print slides

  1. Select File.

    Click FILE on the top left of your screen.
  2. Select Print.

  3. Select Full Page Slides, and then choose Full Page Slides from the Print Layout list.

    In the Print pane, click Full Page Slides, and then select Full Page Slides from the Print Layout list.
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and click Print.

Print slides with speaker notes

  1. Select File.

    Click FILE on the top left of your screen.
  2. Select Print.

  3. Select Full Page Slides, and then choose Notes Pages from the Print Layout list.

    In the Print pane, cllick Full Page Slides, and select Notes Pages from the Print Layout list.
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and click Print.

Print an outline

  1. Select File.

    Click FILE on the top left of your screen.
  2. Select Print.

  3. Select Full Page Slides, and then choose Outline from the Print Layout list.

    In the Print pane, click Full Page Slides, and then select Outline from the Print Layout list.
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and click Print.

Print handouts

  1. Select File.

    Click FILE on the top left of your screen.
  2. Select Print.

  3. Select Full Page Slides, and choose the option you want from the list of Handouts.

    In the Print pane, click Full Page Slides, and select the layout you want from the list of Handouts.
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and click Print.

Print in PowerPoint 2007

For printing in PowerPoint 2007, see Print your slides in older versions of PowerPoint.

See Also

Add speaker notes to you slides

Print your slides in black and white or grayscale

The following procedures cover printing in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

For printing in PowerPoint for Mac 2011, see Print your slides in older versions of PowerPoint.

Print slides

  1. On the File menu select Print.

  2. Select Show Details at the bottom of the dialog box.

    The Show Details button in the Print dialog box
  3. In the Layout box, select Slides.

    Select the Slide layout in the Print dialog box
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and select Print.

Print slides with speaker notes

  1. On the File menu select Print.

  2. Select Show Details at the bottom of the dialog box.

    The Show Details button in the Print dialog box
  3. In the Layout box, select Notes.

    Select the Notes layout in the Print dialog box
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and select Print.

Print an outline

  1. On the File menu select Print.

  2. Select Show Details at the bottom of the dialog box.

    The Show Details button in the Print dialog box
  3. In the Layout box, select Outline.

    Select the Outline layout in the Print dialog box
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and select Print.

Print handouts

  1. On the File menu select Print.

  2. Select Show Details at the bottom of the dialog box.

    The Show Details button in the Print dialog box
  3. In the Layout box, select one of the Handout options, depending on how many slides per page you want.

    Select a Handout layout in the Print dialog box
  4. Set the other printing options you want, and select Print.

See Also

Add speaker notes to you slides

Print your slides in black and white or grayscale

See Print your slides in PowerPoint Online. You can print slides, but not notes, handouts, or outlines.

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