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Take Notes Right on a PowerPoint Slide


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Information on how to take notes right on a PowerPoint slide without leaving "Slide View."

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Take Notes Right on a PowerPoint Slide

  1. 1. Take Notes right on a PowerPoint Slide
  2. 2. You need to have “Developer” on your Toolbar (Ribbon) to get this click on “File” Note: Macros do need to be enabled.(pptm)
  3. 3. Then click on “Options.”
  4. 4. This Window will appear.
  5. 5. Click on “Customize Ribbon.”
  6. 6. This Window will appear.
  7. 7. Click on the arrow on the drop down list to see choices. You want the “Main Tabs” choice.
  8. 8. A list of Tabs appears, you want to click on the “Developer” tab.
  9. 9. Make sure the “Developer” box is under “Main Tab”, you might need to “Add.” selected.
  10. 10. Then click “OK.” The “Developer Tab” will be added to your toolbar (ribbon).
  11. 11. Click on the icon that has “ab.” Then drag and drop where you want the Notes to appear on slide.
  12. 12. The Properties Tab will appear.
  13. 13. Key Properties to Edit: Font: Arial (Default) EnterKeyBehavior: (change to “True”) Set Multiline: (Change to “True”) Font Color: Change as required. Text Align: Left, Right, Center
  14. 14. Then begin to enter text. The text will be saved with the PowerPoint so you can capture notes as you are in a session.