Options for Creating a New Presentation

PowerPoint provides different options for creating a new presentation. As already mentioned in this chapter, PowerPoint 2013 now opens a Start screen (look back at Figure 17.1) when you start the application. This screen provides different possibilities for starting a new presentation or opening an existing presentation. In previous versions of PowerPoint, a new blank presentation automatically opened in the PowerPoint workspace when you started the application.

The Start screen is similar to the New page in the PowerPoint Backstage (which is shown in Figure 17.2). The only difference between these two screens is that the Start screen provides a list of recent presentations and a link for opening other ...

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