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How can I view a PowerPoint show without using full screen?

Updated Apr 27, 2020

This guide provides instructions on how to set your PowerPoint (for Windows) application to play your slide show in a window, not in full screen. This is particularly useful if you are participating in a video call and might want to see the presentation, your notes, and the webinar interface.

Please note: To display your presenter notes, you will need a two monitor set up.

1. Select "Set up Slide Show" on the "Slide Show" tab.

  1. Navigate to the "Slide Show" tab.
  2. Select on "Set up Slide Show."

2. Select the radio option, "Browsed by an individual (window)"

  1. Select "Browsed by an individual (window)" radio button option.
  2. Select on "OK" to save your changes.

3. Start your PowerPoint show (as per normal).

4. To exit the show, use the "Normal" button to return to the file editing interface.

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