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Edit Collections in

Learn how to edit Collections in


Product/Version: PowerPoint Online
OS: Windows and Mac OS

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In our earlier tutorials we showed you how you can create a new Collection and then how you add content or add links to the Collection. In this tutorial we explore how you can edit the actual Collection itself.

Make sure you first sign into your account. Thereafter select the Collection which you want to edit, and follow these steps:

  1. Place you cursor on over the Collection which you want to edit -- as soon as you hover your cursor, you'll see the Edit option, as shown highlighted in red within Figure 1. Click this option.

    Edit option
    Figure 1: Edit option
  2. This opens a page with options to edit the selected Collection, as shown in Figure 2.

    Collection edit page
    Figure 2: Collection edit page
  3. All the options within this page are explained below, as marked in Figure 2, above.

    1. Add a cover image: Click here to bring up the Add a cover image to <name of the Collection> page, as shown in Figure 3, where you can see ‘Graphics’, the name of our Collection. In that place, you will see the name of the Collection you have selected for editing. Choose any image from your computer or your OneDrive account.

      Add a cover image to your Collection
      Figure 3: Add a cover image to your Collection  

    2. Collection Title: Here you can edit your Collection title.

    3. Description: Add description for your Collection.

    4. Language: Choose a language for your Collection.

    5. Tags: Add tags related to you Collection.

    6. Allow comments about the Collection: When selected, this check-box enables the viewers to leave a comment for your Collection.

    7. Delete Collection: Click this option to delete the Collection altogether.
    Additionally, you can also rearrage the files and links added. Once done click the Save button.

  4. This applies all the changes made to Collection, as shown in Figure 4.

    Collection updated with the changes done
    Figure 4: Collection updated with the changes done

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