Usually PowerPoint presentations are built to be delivered on-screen. Using the print options you can create handouts and notes pages that you can then print out and hand to your audience.
But did you know that you can use PowerPoint to design presentations built specifically to be delivered in the print format. One slide per A4 or Letter page (and not a cropped or zoomed version of an onscreen slide)
To do so, all you need to do is change the page size of the PowerPoint slides in your deck.
1) Click on the “Design” tab
2) Click on “Page Setup” in the “Page Setup” group on the left hand side of the ribbon
3) In the “Page Setup” window, in the drop down box “Slides sized for:” select your preferred paper size
This is a great way to design slides specifically for transparencies or over-head projectors as well.
‘till next time!
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