How to print a PowerPoint presentation with notes to keep you organized and help your audience follow along

Providing printed PowerPoint slides with notes can help your audience follow along.Shutterstock
  • It's easy to print a PowerPoint presentation with notes so that you can reference talking points or so that your audience can follow every detail.
  • To print a PowerPoint slide presentation with notes, all you have to do is change the print settings to include presentation notes.

PowerPoint, the presentation program from Microsoft, offers a plethora of features that can help you make the best presentation possible. One of these features is the ability to print your PowerPoint presentations with speaker notes.

This feature could be incredibly useful in business settings, especially if you are giving a very detailed presentation and you want to give your audience the ability to follow along easily.

It can also be useful to help you rehearse your presentation, or keep you organized when you're giving it.Advertisement

It's simple to print your PowerPoint slides with notes. All you have to do is change one setting in the "Print" menu. It's a little different if you use a Mac instead of a PC, but the two processes are very similar.

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How to print PowerPoint with notes on a PC

1. With PowerPoint open on your PC, click "File" in the top left corner.

Click "File" in the upper left corner.Melanie Weir/Business Insider
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2. In the sidebar of the "File" menu, click "Print."

3. On the "Print" menu, under "Settings", click the dropdown menu that allows you to choose how to print the slides. Click "Full Page Slides," which will reveal a dropdown menu.
Select "Full Page Slides" from the "Print" menu.Melanie Weir/Business Insider
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4. From the dropdown menu, select "Notes Pages."

Select "Notes Pages" from the dropdown menu.Melanie Weir/Business Insider

5. Then, select "Print." Advertisement

How to print PowerPoint with notes on a Mac

1. With PowerPoint open on your Mac, click "File" in the top left corner.

2. In the pop-up print menu, click "Show Details."

3. In the "Layout" box, click "Notes" to add the presentation notes.Advertisement

4. Make sure all your other settings are configured as you want them.

5. Then, select "Print."

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