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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Incorporating speaker notes

Most of us want some kind of notes—either printed or electronic—when we have to give a presentation, lead a meeting, or give a speech. PowerPoint 2013 gives you two ways to add notes to your presentation. First, in normal view, you can add notes beneath the slide to remind you of points that you want to cover when that slide is being displayed. You can also use Notes Pages view to display a page that shows the slide at the top of the page and notes at the bottom. When you enter notes in either view, the notes you add appear in Presentation View when you’re presenting live.

Add speaker notes

  1. In Normal view, display the slide to which you want to add notes.

  2. In the status bar at the bottom of the screen, click ...

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