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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Creating a Presentation

When PowerPoint starts, it presents you with a variety of options for creating or opening presentations (see Figure 28.3).

Figure 28.3. PowerPoint lets you choose whether you want to open an existing presentation, create a new presentation with or without content, or pull in a template.

Creating a Blank Presentation

When you create a new, blank presentation—by choosing Blank Presentation in the New Presentation pane (refer to Figure 28.3); by choosing File, New; or by clicking the New icon on the Standard toolbar—PowerPoint generates a new presentation and places you in the Slide Layout pane (see Figure 28.4).

Figure 28.4. ...

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