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Organize Your Slide Presentation with Speaker Notes

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In this extension, you will use Speaker notes in your presentation to store extra information that you can read, but is hidden from your audience.

When you give a slide presentation, you are in control.

Your audience can’t stop it or slow it down or go back and reread something.

To give your audience the information they need without cluttering up your slide, use Speaker notes.

As you prepare for your presentation, add comments in the Speaker notes field at the bottom of each slide.

If you have a lot of notes for your slide, drag the bar above the box to make it larger.

You can also use Speaker notes to simplify existing slides.

Cut and paste extra information from the slide to your notes area.

To refer to your notes while you give your presentation, enable Presenter view, and Speaker notes.

Speaker notes will appear in a new window.

Enable extended display mode on your computer.

Arrange your displays so that your presentation appears on the projector screen and your speaker notes are on your computer.

As you advance your slides, your notes will also advance.

Speaker notes are useful for organizing your slide presentation, reminding you about the important points you wish to make, and presenting information more simply and effectively.

Speaker notes can help you give a better presentation in any setting!

Now, it’s your turn: Create a new slide.

Enter comments in the Speaker notes field.

Enable Presenter view and Speaker notes.

And enable extended display mode, if available.

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