Select slides to show during a presentation

You can set up a slide show to show all slides or a range of slides, or you can use a custom show to present a subset of slides in the order that you specify.

  1. On the Slide Show tab, click Set Up Slide Show.

    Slide Show tab, Set Up group

  2. Under Show slides, do one of the following:

    To

    Do this

    Show all slides

    Click All.

    Show a range of slides

    Click From, and then type the starting and ending slide numbers.

    Show a custom show

    Click Custom show, and then select a show from the drop-down menu.

    If the Custom show option is not available

    You must create a custom show before you can select this option. To create a custom show, on the Slide Show tab, click Custom Slide Show, and then click Custom Shows.

    The Custom Slide Show button

    Create a New custom show. Select the slides you want to include and use Add to insert them in the Slides in custom show box. See Create and present a custom show for more information.

  1. On the Slide Show tab, in the Set Up group, click Set Up Slide Show.

    Slide Show tab, Set Up group
    Version 2011
    Click the Slide Show tab
    Newer versions
  2. Under Slides, do one of the following:

    To

    Do this

    Show all slides

    Click All.

    Show a range of slides

    Click From, and then type the starting and ending slide numbers.

    Show a custom show

    Click Custom show, and then select a show from the pop-up menu.

    If the "Custom Show" option is not available:

    You must create a custom show before you can select this option. To create a custom show, on the Slide Show tab, click Custom Show, and then click Custom Slide Show.

    Slide Show tab, Play Slide Show group
    Version 2011
    Click Custom Show
    Newer versions

    Click the + sign to choose the slides for your custom show. See Create and present a custom show for more information.

See Also

Create and present a custom show

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