May 18, 2001, Newsletter Issue #36: Microsoft PowerPoint Shortcuts

Tip of the Week

Adding a new slide when working in the slide view is straightforward, but clunky. Nine times out of ten you need a slide just like the last one, but each time PowerPoint forces you through the same routine.

There are three usual methods to insert a new slide:

1) Select New Slide from the Insert menu
2) Click the New Slide button on the standard toolbar
3) Hold down the Ctrl key and press the M key
4) Select New Slide from the common tasks menu/toolbar

Whichever method you chose, PowerPoint will still take you to the New Slide dialog box and ask you to select and AutoLayout.

If you need to add a slide with the same layout as the previous one, then try this weeks tip.....

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