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Office 2010 Made Simple by Guy Hart-Davis

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Keeping Extra Information Up Your Sleeve with Hidden Slides

In many presentations, it's useful to have extra information that you can summon up to deal with points you don't want to cover unless the audience raises them. To cover this need, PowerPoint lets you hide any slide so that it doesn't appear unless you specifically choose to display it.

To hide a slide, right-click the slide in the Slides tab of the Navigation pane or in Slide Sorter view, and then click Hide Slide on the context menu.

PowerPoint indicates a hidden slide by showing around its slide number a box with a diagonal strikethrough (see Figure 21–17) in the Slides tab in Normal view and in the slides area in Slide Sorter view. On the Go to Slide menu in Reading view and Slide ...

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