"Adding New Slide in PowerPoint 2007"


Slide is the foundation of a presentation. To create a presentation, you need to add new slide to your presentation.

You can use different methods to insert a new slide to a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. The following show you the methods that you can used.

A slide layout contains placeholders, such as text, chart, table, or SmartArt graphic, where you can enter text or insert elements.

When you create a new slide, you can apply a standard layout or a custom layout of your own design. You can also apply a layout to an existing slide at any time.


To create a new presentation

  • Open PowerPoint 2007.
  • Click the Office Button, then click New.
  • From the New Presentation dialog box displayed, select Blank Presentation.
  • Click Create button.


To enter title and subtitle

  • Click on "Click to add title" section of the slide and enter the slide title.
  • Click on "Click to add subtitle" section of the slide and enter the desired text.


To insert a new slide using the keyboard

  • Press Ctrl + Enter (if working in Normal View)

  • OR Press Ctrl + M


To insert a new slide using the mouse

  • On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the upper portion of the New Slide button. This will add a new slide with bullet point in it.
  • Start adding text to the new slide.
  • Press Enter and type in the information making up the next bullet point.
  • Continue until you have typed in all your bullet point information (suggest a maximum of 6 per slide).


To enter a new line that is not preceded by a bullet point

  • At the end of a line, instead of press Enter, press Shift + Enter. This will jump the cursor down to the next line without preceding the line by a bullet point symbol.


To insert a new slide with different layouts

  • On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the lower portion of the New Slide button. This will displayed several layouts:
  • PowerPoint 2007 new slide office theme

  • Click on the intended layout will insert the slide to your presentation.


Related Topics:

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 - Getting Started

What are the Elements of a PowerPoint 2007 Screen? and the Function of Each Element!

Discover the New PowerPoint 2007 Ribbon Feature!

How to Copy Slides From Other Presentations Created in PowerPoint?

Saving Your Work (Presentation) in PowerPoint 2007



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