Adding a New Slide

 

Google Presentation is a handy and powerful tool for creating slide-based presentations. As you are developing a presentation, it makes sense that you'll need to add slides. This is easy to do. Start by making sure that you are working with the Presentation file you want to edit. At the left side of the screen you should see a list of your existing slides. You should click once on the slide after which you want to add a new slide.

At this point you have two options. If you want to add the same type of slide as the one you just selected, all you need to do is click the New Slide tool at the left end of the toolbar. (The tool has a plus sign on it.) If you prefer, you can accomplish the same task by pressing Ctrl+M. Presentation dutifully adds the slide right after the slide you selected.

The second option is critical when you want to add a slide that fundamentally differs from the one you have selected. In that case, click the down-arrow just to the right of the New Slide tool. Presentation shows a palette of slide types you can add. (See Figure 1.)

Figure 1. Choosing the type of slide to add.

All you need to do is click on the type of slide you want, and Presentation adds it right after the slide you previously selected. The slides shown in the palette depend on the theme you are using for your presentation.

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