Solved

Explanation of how to use Sections in a Powerpoint presentation

Posted on 2016-08-31
6
32 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-23
I'm looking for guidance/tutorial on where you would use Sections in a Powerpoint presentation and what they allow you to do..thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:agwalsh
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 250 total points (awarded by participants)
ID: 41778001
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:pjam
ID: 41778002
Lots of tutorials on PP, you did not mention Version.
Here is the latest for 2013:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/PowerPoint-2013-videos-and-tutorials-bd93efc0-3582-49d1-b952-3871cde07d8a
Or if you like youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpR740g1rPM
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Jamie Garroch
ID: 41778195
If you're using PowerPoint 2016 with Office 365, you could check out this video from Microsoft and the Presentation Guild which shows a REALLY useful use of sections when coupled with the new Zoom features which were launched last month:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE7Y7IefVy8
0
Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Jamie Garroch
ID: 41781153
Have the answers above helped you @agwalsh?
0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Echo_S
Echo_S earned 250 total points (awarded by participants)
ID: 41782914
@agwalsh posted an extension/clarification of the question in a different thread. Mod explained that we should keep everything in one thread, so I'll post the question and my response here as well.

Question:
>Where would I find a good explanation of how to use section headers in a Powerpoint presentation. Can they be used like Sections in Word to divide up my presentation so I can have different animations/themes in different sections or not? Thanks

My response:
Yes, you could do that with sections, but you can have different animations and themes without creating new sections as well.

 To apply a different theme to slides, select the slides* and then on the Design tab, right-click the thumbnail of the theme you want and choose Apply to Selected Slides.

 *Of course if you've created sections, you can select the section name to select all the slides in that section, which makes selecting the slides pretty easy. But you can also just select the appropriate slides as usual without creating sections.

 Applying a different theme to slides creates a new slide master based on that theme, and you can apply animation settings to that slide master.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Jamie Garroch
ID: 41812162
Two good answers written which provide all the necessary information about PowerPoint Sections.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article shows how to simulate drawing numbers or names from a hat or bag using vba in PowerPoint and prevents duplicate items being selected. It’s not difficult to choose a (semi) random number in vba. The RND function returns a decimal numb…
Introduction In all recent versions of PowerPoint it is possible to trigger animations. This means the animation takes place when a certain shape is clicked. This allows you to run animation “on demand” and outwith the normal sequence of mouse cl…
This video teaches viewers how to add transitions to their Slideshows and how to set up timing for the transitions.
The viewer will learn how to edit animations within the presentation, incorporate sound, and set everything up with timing.

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question