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PowerPoint 365 for Windows

This page contains a listing of all the content we have created for PowerPoint 365 for Windows. You will find detailed pages on each new feature introduced in this version, and also tutorials on all other features.

Interface & Basics

Getting Started

  1. Locate Your Version
  2. Set as Default Version


  1. Connected Services

Interface Overview

  1. Interface
  2. Presentation Gallery
  3. Ribbon and Tabs
  4. Status Bar
  5. Notes Pane
  6. Slide Area
  7. Task Pane
  8. Format Task Panes
  9. Mini Toolbar
  10. Slides Pane
  11. Quick Access Toolbar
  12. Live Preview
  13. Changing Interface Color

Working with QAT and Ribbons

  1. Customize Quick Access Toolbar
  2. Add and Rename Ribbon Tabs
  3. Reordering and Removing Ribbon Tabs
  4. Working with Custom Groups in Ribbon Tabs
  5. Adding Commands to Custom Groups
  6. Reset, Export, and Import Ribbon Customizations
  7. Reset, Export, and Import QAT Customizations


  2. Normal View (Editing View)
  3. Slide Sorter View
  4. Outline View
  5. Notes Page View
  6. Reading View
  7. Slide Master View
  8. Handout Master View
  9. Notes Master View
  10. Slide Show View
  11. Presenter View

File Types, File Menu, and Backstage View

  1. File Formats
  2. File Types That Can be Opened
  3. File Menu and Backstage View
  4. Home Tab of Backstage View
  5. New Tab of Backstage View
  6. Open and Close Tabs of Backstage View
  7. Info Tab of Backstage View
  8. Recent Tab of Backstage View
  9. Save and Save As Tabs of Backstage View
  10. Print Tab of Backstage View
  11. Share Tab of Backstage View

Creating Slides

  1. Creating PowerPoint Outlines in Microsoft Word

Text and Outlines

  1. Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes
  2. Import Outlines


Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences

  1. Keyboard Shortcuts
  2. Keyboard Sequences

PowerPoint Cool Stuff

  1. PowerPoint Designer
  2. Disable PowerPoint Designer
  3. Working with Pictures in PowerPoint Designer
  4. Editing Picture Slides Created With PowerPoint Designer
  5. Creating Timelines with PowerPoint Designer
  6. Troubleshooting PowerPoint Designer
  7. Add Photos and Layouts to Title Slides With PowerPoint Designer
  8. SmartArt With Icons from PowerPoint Designer

SmartArt Graphics (Diagrams)


  1. Creating Timelines Using SmartArt