By Ellen Finkelstein
View PowerPoint slides in a smaller window
Sometimes you might want to display your presentation in Slide Show view in a way that doesn’t take up the entire screen. For example, let’s say that you are delivering a presentation and want to switch between applications. (You can press Alt + Tab, but that’s a little clunky and if you have many applications open, it can get confusing.)
There’s an easy way to accomplish this:
1. In PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, click the Slide Show tab and choose Set Up Slide Show. In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Set Up Show.
2. In the Set Up Show dialog box, in the Show Type section, choose Browsed by an Individual (Window).
This post is excerpted with the permission of PowerPoint Tips.