PowerPoint is rarely used by the average Microsoft Office user, but those who use it frequently might find
these simple time-saving tips helpful.
You can use the following Shortcut keys or Hotkeys:
When you first start most of the Office 2013 applications, you'll see a new feature called the Start
When you need as much space as possible on screen to view a document, you can collapse (or minimize) the
Ribbon and then restore it very simple.
You can add some commands to the Quick Access Toolbar, for example, Subscript and
Creating custom menus in PowerPoint is a funny feature you can use to create groups of the options that you
use most often, and then plug them into the menu you name and use yourself.
Even though the placeholders for Date, Number, and Footer might appear in the slide master, they do not
appear on the actual slides in the presentation unless you enable them.
You usually work with only one presentation at a given time. But occasionally you may need to open two or
more presentations at once. E.g., to copy text or slides from one presentation to another.
By default, all files in PowerPoint (and all of the Office applications) are saved to Documents
folder or library (or My Documents under Windows XP) for the current user.
Each user has his or her own version of this folder, so that each person's documents are kept separate
depending on who is logged in to the PC.
If a presentation contains sensitive or confidential data, you can encrypt the file and protect it with a
Encryption is a type of "scrambling" done to the file so that nobody can see it, either from within
PowerPoint or with any other type of file-browsing utility.