PowerPoint Presenter View: Tools for Speakers

I need to make a presentation to the school board. I’ve heard there’s a way I can view my speaker’s notes during a PowerPoint presentation, but I can’t figure out how to do it. Do you know?

If you are using PowerPoint 2002 or later, you can set your presentation to run on two monitors: one monitor will display slides for your audience and the second allows you to access the Presenter View. In addition to being able to see your notes and slides during the slide show, Presenter View allows you to: run other programs that the audience will not see; use buttons to start and end the slide show, or to show slides out of order; and, monitor time elapsed since the start of the show.

To access this feature, your computer must be connected to a second monitor or display device. Click on Slide Show in the Menu bar and select the Set Up Show command. Click the Show Presenter View option box and then OK.

Submitted by: Susan Brooks-Young

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