You are creating a presentation – for yourself or for someone else. You realise that you have already created slides that would be perfect. Instead of reinventing the wheel, why not reuse the slides you have already created.
The slides you wish to reuse can come from an existing presentation that is stored on your local computer or an online location like OneDrive for Business or your Personal OneDrive. Really simple to add these if your online locations are synchronised with the local pc.
Starting from the Home Ribbon click the drop-down arrow underneath the New Slide icon and select Reuse Slides
Next you will need to tell PowerPoint where the presentation is that has the slides you want. The Finder will open, and you will navigate to the folder and the presentation you wish to reuse slides from:
PowerPoint places ALL the slides from the other presentation into the current one. If you do not want to use them all, then simply delete the slides you don’t want.
You can of course copy individual slides from one presentation and then paste them into the destination presentation.
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