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Status Bar in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Learn about options available in the status bar within PowerPoint 2011 for mac.


Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2011

OS: Mac OS X

The Status Bar
Status Bar Components

The Status Bar

The Status Bar is a thin strip located at the bottom of the PowerPoint 2011 for Mac interface as shown highighted in red in Figure 1. This area provides information about the active slide, and provides View options.

Note: If you have no presentation open in PowerPoint 2011, the entire Status Bar area may be grayed out.

Status Bar in PowerPoint 2011
Figure 1: Status Bar in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac


Status Bar Components

The following components comprise the Status Bar -- Figure 2 marks these components so that you can refer to them along with the explanations below:

Status Bar Components
Figure 2: Status Bar Components

  1. View Buttons: Here you can select the appropriate buttons to switch to Normal, Slide Sorter, or Slide Show views. Shift-click the same buttons to access the Slide Master, Handout Master, and Presenter views.

  2. View Name: Here you can see the presentation view you are working within.
  3. Slide: This displays the active slide number as well as the number of slides in the open presentation.
  4. Zoom: Pull the slider left or right to zoom in or out.
  5. Fit to Slide: Click this button to fit the slide in the available Slide Area.


See Also:

Status Bar in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Status Bar in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
Status Bar in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
Status Bar in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
Status Bar in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows

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