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How To Make PowerPoint Presentation

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In present days digital presentation is very important for everyone/every product/everything in this article we discuss about How to Make PowerPoint Presentation in detail. Not only for businesses present days students, teachers, marketing agents, scientists, bankers, etc., every one required a digital presentation to show about their work/inventions/seminars/broachers/product details etc. For that Microsoft PowerPoint is one of best software.

PowerPoint was originally designed to provide visuals for group presentations within business organizations, but has come to be very widely used in many other communication situations, both in business and beyond. The impact of this much wider use of PowerPoint has been experienced as a powerful change throughout society, with strong reactions including advice that it should be used less, should be used differently, or should be used better.

Create a presentation in PowerPoint

With PowerPoint on your PC, Mac, or mobile device:

  • Create presentations from scratch or a template.
  • Add text, images, art, and videos.
  • Select a professional design with PowerPoint Designer.
  • Add transitions, animations, and motion.
  • Save to OneDrive, to get to your presentations from your computer, tablet, or phone.
  • Share and work with others, wherever they are.

Create a presentation

  • Open PowerPoint.
  • Select an option:
    • Select Blank Presentation to create a presentation from scratch.
    • Select one of the templates.
    • Select Take a Tour, and then select Create, to see tips for using PowerPoint
PowerPoint Presentation

Title of the presentation

  • Choose appropriate title for your presentation.
Title Page
Title Page

Add a slide

Select the slide you want your new slide to follow.

  • Select Home > New Slide.


  • Select Layout and choose the type of layout which you want from the drop-down.

Add and format text

  • Place the cursor where you want, and type.
  • Select the text, and then select an option on the Home tab: Font, Font size, Bold, Italic, Underline, …
  • To create bulleted or numbered lists, select the text, and then select Bullets or Numbering.

Add a picture, shape, or chart

  • Select Insert tab.
  • To add a picture:
    • Select Picture.
    • Browse for the picture you want and select Insert.
  • To add a shape, art, or chart:
    • Select Shapes, Icons, SmartArt, or Chart.
    • Select the one you want.

Design in PowerPoint


  • Select the Design tab.
  • Select one of the Themes.
  • Select one of the Variants.

Use PowerPoint Designer

  • Insert one or more pictures, a list of items, or a list of dates.
  • The Designer panel will open. Select the design you want.

You can also bring up Designer by selecting a picture, and then selecting Design > Design Ideas.


  • To add a special effect, to transition from one slide to another:
  • Select the slide you want to add a transition to.
  • On the Transitions tab, select the effect you want.
  • Select Effect Options to change how the transition happens: From Right, From Left, …
  • To undo a transition, select None.


To animate text or objects on a slide:

  • Select the text or object you want to animate.
  • On the Animations tab, select Add Animation, and select the animation you want from the drop-down.
    • To animate one line of text at a time, select one line of text, select an animation, select the next line of text, select an animation, …
  • For Start, select When Clicked, With Previous, or After Previous.

You can also select the Duration or Delay.

Save in PowerPoint

Save your presentation to OneDrive

When you save your files to the cloud, you can share and collaborate with others, and get to your files from anywhere – on your computer, tablet, or phone.

  1. Select File > Save As.
  2. Select OneDrive.

Save personal files to OneDrive – Personal, and work files to your company OneDrive. You can also save to another location, like your device.

Rename a presentation

  • Select the file name on the title bar.
  • In the menu that appears you can rename the file, select a new location to move it to, or see the version history for the file.


When you’re online, AutoSave is always on and saves your changes as you work. If at any time you lose your Internet connection or turn it off, any pending changes will sync as soon as you’re back online.

Give a presentation in PowerPoint

Start a presentation

  • On the Slide Show tab select From Beginning. Now, if you are working with PowerPoint on a single monitor and you want to display Presenter view, in Slide Show view, on the control bar at the bottom left select the three dots, and then Show Presenter View.
  • To move to the previous or next slide, select Previous or Next.
  • To view all the slides in your presentation, select See all slides.


  • During your presentation, the speaker notes are visible on your monitor, but aren’t visible to the audience.
  • The Notes pane is a box that appears below each slide. Tap it to add notes.
  • If you don’t see the Notes pane or it is completely minimized, click Notes on the task bar across the bottom of the PowerPoint window


You can choose which language the caption/subtitle text should be shown to your audience. This feature requires Windows 10 and an up-to-date version of PowerPoint.

  • Select Slide Show > Subtitle Settings.
  • Set your Spoken Language.
  • Select Subtitle Language to see which languages PowerPoint can display on-screen as captions or subtitles, and select the one you want.
  • In the Subtitle Settings menu, set the desired position of the captions or subtitles.
  • More appearance settings are available by selecting Subtitle Settings > More Settings (Windows).

Different deliver ways of PowerPoint presentation

In addition to a computer slide show projected to a live audience by a speaker, PowerPoint can be used to deliver a presentation in a number of other ways:

  • Displayed on the screen of the presentation computer or tablet (for a very small group)
  • Printed for distribution as paper documents (in several formats)
  • Distributed as files for private viewing, even on computers without PowerPoint
  • Packaged for distribution on CD or a network, including linked and embedded data
  • Transmitted as a live broadcast presentation over the web
  • Embedded in a web page or blog
  • Shared on social networks such as Facebook or Twitter
  • Set up as a self-running unattended display
  • Recorded as video/audio (H.264/AAC), to be distributed as for any other video

PowerPoint release history

Date Name Version System
April 1987 PowerPoint 1 Macintosh
October 1987 PowerPoint 1.01 Macintosh
May 1988 PowerPoint 2 Macintosh
December 1988 PowerPoint 2.01 Macintosh
May 1990 PowerPoint 2 Windows
May 1992 PowerPoint 3 Windows
September 1992 PowerPoint 3 Macintosh
February 1994 PowerPoint 4 Windows
October 1994 PowerPoint 4 Macintosh
July 1995 PowerPoint 95 7 Windows
January 1997 PowerPoint 97 8 Windows
March 1998 PowerPoint 98 8 Macintosh
June 1999 PowerPoint 2000 9 Windows
August 2000 PowerPoint 2001 9 Macintosh
May 2001 PowerPoint XP 10 Windows
November 2001 PowerPoint v. X 10 Macintosh
October 2003 PowerPoint 2003 11 Windows
June 2004 PowerPoint 2004 11 Macintosh
May 2005 PowerPoint Mobile 11 Windows Mobile 5
January 2007 PowerPoint 2007 12 Windows
September 2007 PowerPoint Mobile 12 Windows Mobile 6
January 2008 PowerPoint 2008 12 Macintosh
June 2010 PowerPoint 2010 14 Windows
June 2010 PowerPoint 2010 Web App 14 Web
June 2010 PowerPoint Mobile 2010 14 Windows Phone 7
November 2010 PowerPoint 2011 14 Macintosh
April 2012 PowerPoint Mobile 2010 14 Nokia Symbian
October 2012 PowerPoint Web App 2013 15 Web
November 2012 PowerPoint Mobile 2013 15 Windows Phone 8
November 2012 PowerPoint RT 2013 15 Windows RT
January 2013 PowerPoint 2013 15 Windows
June 2013 PowerPoint Mobile 2013 for iPhone 15 iPhone
July 2013 PowerPoint Mobile 2013 for Android 15 Android
February 2014 PowerPoint 2013 Online 15 Web
March 2014 PowerPoint 2013 for iPad 15 iPad
November 2014 PowerPoint Mobile 2013 for iOS 15 iOS
June 2015 PowerPoint Mobile 2016 for Android 16 Android
July 2015 PowerPoint 2016 for Macintosh 16 Macintosh
July 2015 PowerPoint Mobile 2016 16 Windows 10 Mobile
July 2015 PowerPoint Mobile 2016 for iOS 16 iOS
September 2015 PowerPoint 2016 for Windows 16 Windows
January 2018 PowerPoint 2016 for Windows Store 16 Windows