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Organize Your PowerPoint Presentation Using Sections

by Avantix Learning Team | Updated June 9, 2021

You can manage a PowerPoint presentation by organizing it into sections. Although you can work with sections in Normal View or Slide Sorter View, it"s easier to work with sections in Slide Sorter View. You can insert, name, move, collapse, expand và remove sections in PowerPoint. If you are working with a team on a large presentation, you can assign team members lớn different sections. In PowerPoint 2019 or 365, you can also use Summary Zoom khổng lồ create link to different sections.

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The Sections command appears on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon in the Slides group (although you can use the context menu to địa chỉ and manage sections). Sections created with the Sections command are different from section layouts.

In this article, we"ll be using the Slide Sorter lớn work with sections.

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Below is a sample presentation organized into sections:

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Working with sections in Slide Sorter View

You can work with sections in Slide Sorter View in 3 ways:

Right-click to access the context menuPress Shift + F10 or press the Context key on your keyboard (if available) lớn access the context menuUse Sections on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon in the Slides group

Below is the Sections command on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon in the Slides group:

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Adding a section

To địa chỉ cửa hàng a section in Slide Sorter View:

Right-click the slide you want to lớn use as the starting slide in a section or right-click between two slides where you want to add a section. You can also click Sections in the Slides group on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon or press Shift + F10 or the Context key khổng lồ access the context menu. A drop-down thực đơn appears.Select add Section. A section marker appears as a bar across the screen. PowerPoint will also create a mặc định section at the beginning of the presentation. A dialog box appears.Enter a name for the section và click Rename.Repeat lớn create other sections.

Renaming a section

To rename a section in Slide Sorter View:

Right-click the section marker (which may be Untitled or have been named). The section marker appears as a bar across the screen. You can also click Sections in the Slides group on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon or press Shift + F10 or the Context key to lớn access the context menu. A drop-down menu appears.Select Rename. A dialog box appears.Enter a name for the section and click Rename.

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Collapsing & expanding sections

To collapse or expand sections, in Slide Sorter View, click the arrow to lớn the left of the section marker to lớn collapse or expand a section.

Moving a section

To move a section in Slide Sorter View:

Click the arrow lớn the left of the section marker to lớn collapse the section.Drag the section marker up or down to move the section. You can also right-click the section marker & select Move Section Up or Move Section Down (or press Shift + F10 or the Context key khổng lồ access the context menu).Click the arrow khổng lồ the left of the section marker khổng lồ expand the section.

Removing a section

To remove a section in Slide Sorter View:

Right-click the section marker. You can also click Sections in the Slides group on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon or press Shift + F10 or the Context key khổng lồ access the context menu. A drop-down thực đơn appears.Select Remove Section. A dialog box appears.Select Remove Section, Remove Section và Slides or Remove All Sections.A dialog box may appear to ask you to confirm the deletion. Click OK.

Sections will also appear in Normal View in the slide thumbnails area on the left.

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