How to Add a New Slide in PowerPoint

Two Methods:Creating a New SlideAdding a Slide from Another Presentation

When developing a PowerPoint presentation, you can insert or add a new slide at any time throughout the course of your project. You can either add a new blank slide, or add a slide from another presentation.

Method 1
Creating a New Slide

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    Open the PowerPoint presentation for which you want to add a new slide.
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    Click on the “View” tab, then select “Normal” from the “Presentation Views” group.
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    Click on the “Slides” tab in the pane that contains the Outline and Slides tabs.
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    Click on the location between two slides where you want the new slide added.
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    Click on the “Home” tab, then click on “New Slide” from within the Slides group.
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    Click on “Layout,” then select your desired slide layout style. The slide you selected will now be added to your PowerPoint presentation.[1]

Method 2
Adding a Slide from Another Presentation

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    Open the PowerPoint presentation for which you want to add a new slide.
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    Click on the “Slides” tab in the pane that contains the Outline and Slides tabs.
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    Click on the location between two slides where you want the new slide added.
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    Click on the “Home” tab, then click on “New Slide” from within the slides group.
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    Click on “Reuse Slides.
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    Click on “Open a PowerPoint File” from within the “Reuse Slides” pane.
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    Navigate to and select the PowerPoint presentation file that contains the slide you want added to your current presentation.
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    Click on “Open.
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    Click on the slide you want added to your current presentation. The slide will now be added to your document.
    • Place a checkmark next to “Keep source formatting” if you want the slide to maintain its original format.[2]

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Categories: PowerPoint Presentations