You can add new slides in any view.
In Slide, Outline
and Notes Page views, PowerPoint inserts a new slide after the selected
slide. If you click on a slide in Slide
Sorter view, PowerPoint will insert the new slide after the selected slide.
If you click your mouse between two slides in Slide Sorter view, a
line will appear between the slides and the new slide will be inserted at that
point. You can insert a new slide
by clicking on the Insert drop-down menu and selecting New Slide
or by clicking on the New Slide icon
on the standard toolbar at the top of the Slide Sorter window.
You can also press CTRL + M to insert a new slide.
Click on the AutoLayout you would like and then click OK.
The new slide will be added to your presentation and you can now add
content to it. Note that you should only use the Title Slide AutoLayout (the
top left corner image) for the first slide in your presentation otherwise you
may find that not all your slides are formatted to look the same when you change
the Slide Master. Use the Title
Only or Blank layouts if you do not want bullets, images, tables, charts, etc on
When you have chosen to insert a new slide you will see a window where you can select the layout for the new slide.
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