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PowerPoint Pearls: Selecting Workspace Views
Familiarity with your software's workspace will increase your comfort level and productivity. This is especially true when working with PowerPoint. A simple click of the mouse allows you change your workspace view in both the Windows and MAC operating systems.
To Select a View: Click on an icon in the lower left corner of the workspace.
Now that you can navigate to these views, here’s an overview of their function:
Outline View and Slide View – Although these views may also be used in developing your presentation, I do not work in them because they emphasize only one component--the text or the formatting. The Normal View offers more flexibility.
The key to becoming comfortable with PowerPoint views and their functions is to practice navigating and working in them.