New Presentations and Presentation Templates

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New Presentations and Presentation Templates

New Presentations and Presentation Templates

When creating a new Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, you can choose between starting with a blank presentation or creating a presentation from an existing template.

Starting a Blank Presentation

To start a new blank presentation:

  1. From the FILE menu, select New. (In Microsoft 2007, select the Microsoft Office button and click New.)
  2. Click Blank Presentation. New Blank Presentation Opened Blank Presentation

Creating a New Presentation from a Template

A template is a predesigned PowerPoint presentation that you can change to suit your needs. When you create a new presentation from a template, you are creating a copy of the original template.

To create a new presentation from a template:

  1. From the FILE menu, select New. (In Microsoft 2007, select the Microsoft Office button and click New.)File New
  2. Click one of the templates or search for a template in the Search text box.Template Directory
  3. Click on a template to preview it.
  4. Click Create to download and open the template (in Word 2007/2010, click Download): Opened Template
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