PowerPoint97 Module 7

Printing a Presentation

  • Page Setup
    Before you print a presentation, use the Page setup dialog box to set the proportions and orientation of your slides, notes pages, handouts, and outlines on the printed page.
    <File> <Page Setup>

    On-Screen Show
    Letter Paper (8.5 x 11 in)
    A4 Paper (210 x 297 mm)
    35mm slides, Overhead
    Banner, Custom


  • Preview Slides in Black and White
    You are using
    a black and white printer to print a colour presentation, you ay need to verify that the printed presentation. Grayscale Preview

  • Printing Options
    PowerPoint prints presentation on your default printer.
    <File> <Print>
    Select Printer Name, Set Properties

    Print Slides, Audience Handouts, and
    Speaker Notes

PowerPoint prints your presentation in a black-and-white format unless you print on a colour printer.


Print from a drop-down list box in any of these styles :

(a) Slides only.

(b) Handouts (which can hold from two to six slides per page) so you can give comprehensive notes to the audience.

(c) Notes for the speaker.

(d) Outline for proofreading purposes.

<File> <Print>

Print Slides, Notes page, Handout, Outline page
Click to choose the number of output types per page

Quit PowerPoint 97

Click <File> <Close>

Click <File> <Exit>



Practice Exercise






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Previous Lessons

1 : Introduction : Using AutoContent Wizard
2 : Creating a Presentation
3 : Working with Drawing Objects
4 : Working with Tables, Graphs & Organisation Chart
5 : Working with ClipArt & WordArt
6 : Slides Presentation
7 : Printing a Presentation



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