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Office 2013 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource by Faithe Wempen, Dick Kusleika, Michael Alexander, John Walkenbach, Lisa A. Bucki

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Chapter 26

Delivering a Live Presentation

IN THIS CHAPTER

Starting and ending a show

Using the on-screen show controls

Using the on-screen pen

Hiding slides for backup use

Using custom shows

Creating and using sections

Giving a presentation on a different computer

Delivering an online presentation

Working with audio-visual equipment

It’s show time! Well, actually I hope for your sake that it is not time for the show this very instant because things will go much more smoothly if you can practice using PowerPoint’s slide-show controls before you have to go live.

Presenting the show can be as simple or as complex as you make it. At the most basic level, you can start the show, move through it slide by slide with simple mouse clicks or key presses, and then end the show. However, to take advantage of PowerPoint’s extra slide-show features, you should spend a little time studying the following sections.

Note
The first part of this chapter assumes that you are showing your presentation on a PC that has PowerPoint 2013 installed; sections later in this chapter discuss other situations.

Starting and Ending a Show

To start a show, do any of the following:

  • On the Slide Show tab in the Start Slide Show group, click either From Beginning or From Current Slide.
  • Click the Slide Show View button in the bottom-right corner of the screen (to begin from the current slide).
  • Press F5 (to begin from the beginning).
  • Press Shift+F5 (to begin from the current slide).

Once the show is underway, you ...

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