PowerPoint for the web Quick Start

Share and collaborate

Share and collaborate with PowerPoint for the web

Share your presentation

  1. Select Share on the ribbon.

  2. Enter the names or email addresses of the people you want to share with.

    Or select the drop-down to change permissions. Allow editing is checked by default. To change permission to view only, uncheck this box and select Apply.

  3. Include a message if you'd like and select Send.

You can also select Get a link to create a link that you can copy into an email.

Share diallog box

Co-author a presentation

After you share your file, you can work together at the same time.

  • Under Share you will see the names of who else is also editing the file.

  • Colored flags show where each person is editing.

Presence flags indicate where multiple authors are working in a document

Comments in presentations

  1. Select Review > New Comment. Or select New if the Comments pane is open.

  2. In the Comments pane, type your message in the box and press Enter.

  3. Select Reply and type your response.

  4. Select the Next or Back buttons to go between comments and slides.

  5. Select the X in the upper corner of the comment.

Add a comment

Chat while editing

  1. If there's another person editing your file, select their image or name in the upper right corner to open a chat window.

  2. Type some text and press Enter.

Note: Your conversations won't be saved when you close a file.

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Version history

  1. Select File > Info > Version history.

  2. In the Version history pane, select a version to open and view it in a separate window.

Button for Version History inside the Info page
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