Indezine Logo

  This is the print version of this page. All content is copyright Indezine.com 2000-2020.



Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

Learn about the Share tab of Backstage view in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows. You can share via OneDrive, PDF, or as an email attachment.


Author:

Product/Version: PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

OS: Microsoft Windows 10 and higher




Learn PowerPoint

Presentation Management 09: Ensure Compliance



Among the tabs within Backstage view, we have already explored the Open, New, and Save tabs. In this tutorial, we will explore the Share tab, that provides you with options to share the current presentation through the cloud via OneDrive. You can also email the presentation as an attachment, a link, or a PDF. Follow these steps to learn more about Share options within Backstage view in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows:

  1. Open a presentation to be shared and click the File menu, as shown highlighted in blue in Figure 1.
  2. File menu
    Figure 1: File menu
  3. This opens Backstage View. Select the Share option in the sidebar as shown highlighted in blue in Figure 2.
  4. Share options within Backstage view
    Figure 2: Share options within Backstage view
  5. You will find three options in this tab: Share with People, Email, and Present Online. We will individually export all three options.
  6. Share with People

  7. This option lets you share your file with others, but it first needs to be saved to a OneDrive cloud location. To do so, you click on the Save to Cloud button shown in Figure 2, above. Doing so lets you save to a folder in your OneDrive cloud location, as shown in Figure 3, below.
  8. Share options within Backstage view
    Figure 3: Share options within Backstage view
  9. Do note that you may see more than one OneDrive option here if you have both Personal and Business accounts. In that case, you can choose the OneDrive account you want to use. As soon as you upload the file to OneDrive, you'll notice that the Save to Cloud button changes into the Share with People button, as shown in Figure 4, below (compare with Figure 2, shown previously on this page).
  10. Share with People
    Figure 4: Share with People
  11. Once the uploading is over, the Share Task Pane appears, as shown in Figure 5.
  12. Share Task Pane
    Figure 5: Share Task Pane
  13. Options within Share Task pane are explained below, as shown in Figure 5 above:
  14. A. Invite people

  15. You can type an email address within the box provided, or click the Address Book icon (highlighted in blue in Figure 5), and select one or more addresses from the resultant Address Book dialog box.
  16. B. Permissions

  17. You can also change the permission level. Click the down-arrow (highlighted in red in Figure 6).
  18. Share permissions
    Figure 6: Share permissions
  19. This brings up two options, as shown in Figure 6, above. Choose between Can edit and Can view options depending upon whether you want the recipients to only view the presentation or you want them to edit it.
  20. C. Message

  21. You can include a message for the recipients if needed. Then, click the Share button.
  22. D. Get a sharing link

  23. Selecting this option brings up two options as shown in Figure 7, below.
  24. Get a sharing link
    Figure 7: Get a sharing link
  25. Edit link

  26. Sharing items with this type of link, one can view shared items and use PowerPoint for the Web to edit presentations, all without signing in. For other edits, such as adding or deleting files in a folder, one need to sign in with a Microsoft Account. This link can be edited and forwarded to other people, and anyone who receives the ink will also be able to edit the items.
  27. View-only link

  28. When this type of link is selected, one can view items without signing in to a Microsoft Account. The link can also be forwarded by the recipient to other people.
  29. Make the choice and click the either the Create an edit link button or Create a view-only link button. Once the link is created, you can copy and post the link anywhere, such as a social network.
  30. Email

  31. The Email option in the Share tab brings up several options, as shown in Figure 8, below.
  32. Email sharing options
    Figure 8: Email sharing options
  33. These options are explained below:
  34. Send as Attachment

  35. This option sends a copy of your PowerPoint presentation as a file, attached to an email.
  36. Send a Link

  37. This option sends a link to view the presentation on a OneDrive or a SharePoint location to the recipient.
  38. Send as PDF

  39. This option sends a PDF created from your PowerPoint presentation as a file, attached to an email.
  40. Send as XPS

  41. This option sends an XPS file created from your PowerPoint presentation as a file, attached to an email.
  42. Send as Internet Fax

  43. This option uses an internet fax service to send a fascimiled copy of your presentation.
  44. Present Online

  45. This tab contains options to present your slides online (see Figure 9, below).
  46. Present Online
    Figure 9: Present Online

See Also:

File Types, File Menu, and Backstage View: Share Tab of Backstage View (Glossary Page)

Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Windows
Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Mac
Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

You May Also Like: Present a PowerPoint Without Laughing? | USA Flags and Maps PowerPoint Templates


Popular Posts

Adding More Guides in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Learn how to add more guides in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

Notes Page View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Learn about Notes Page view in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

Christmas PowerPoint Presentation
This presentation is a great introduction to why we celebrate Christmas for both Christian and non-Christian audiences.

Applying Slide Masters to Individual Slides in PowerPoint 2010
Learn how to apply Slide Masters to individual slides in PowerPoint 2010.



Polygon Center Circles for PowerPoint

These special circles have polygon centers: the centers are made of triangles, squares, pentagons, and hexagons! And based on the sides of the polygon, the rest of the circle has that many segments.

Download and use these Polygon Center Circles in your slides for just $4.99

This is the original page. An AMP (Accelerated Mobile Page) version of this page is also available for those on mobile platforms, at Share Tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows.


Microsoft and the Office logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Home | PowerPoint | Photoshop | PowerPoint Templates | PowerPoint Tutorials | Blog | Notes | Ezine | Advertise | Feedback | Site Map | About Us | Contact Us

Link to Us | Privacy | Testimonials

PowerPoint Backgrounds | Christian PowerPoint Backgrounds | Business PowerPoint Presentation Templates

Plagiarism will be detected by Copyscape

©2000-2020, Geetesh Bajaj. All rights reserved.