Create a New Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Edited by Colette Cole, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

Hi everybody and welcome to VisiHow. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to create a new presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.

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    The first thing that we want to do is open the application.
    We'll see the landing page with a section on the left that shows us the most recent things that we've opened. We also have the option to open other Office presentations. On the right side of the screen, we can see the different templates available, or we can choose a blank presentation. We're just going to start a blank presentation by clicking on "Blank Presentation".
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    At this point, we should name and save our document by clicking on the floppy disk icon in the top left-hand corner.
    We can also use "Ctrl" + "S" on the keyboard.
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    Alternatively, click on "FILE".
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    Click "Save" on the left-hand side.
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    Choose the location to save the document to.
    We'll save it to "Desktop".
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    Name the document, then click "Save".
    We can also hit "Enter" on the keyboard. We're going to name it "Our First Presentation". It will then say the title at the top of the screen. From this point on, we can just save it when we make changes instead of saving it at the end. We wouldn't recommend finishing it then saving it because we may end up closing it instead and losing it.
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    We can now add our title and subtitle by clicking them and typing it in.
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    As we're going, we're going to click on "New Slide" in the "HOME" tab, then choose what kind of slide to use by clicking on it.
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    We now have 2 slides.
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    We can also right-click on the left-hand side, where the slides are, and click "New Slide".
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    It will add another slide, so now we have three.
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    Now we're going to click the save icon in the top left-hand corner.
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    Alternatively, click on "FILE".
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    Click on "Save".
    An easier way is to press "Ctrl" + "S" on the keyboard simultaneously.
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    That is how you create a new presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.
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