Add, Rename, Collapse and Expand Sections in PowerPoint

Add, Rename, Collapse and Expand Sections in PowerPoint are useful for the set of slides that are related to a specific category, message, theme or item to organize them in a sequence.

Add, Rename, Collapse and Expand Section in PowerPoint
Add, Rename, Collapse and Expand Sections in PowerPoint

1. Add Section:

To add a section for your slides wherever you want to start, follow the steps below.

Note: You can add sections before or after designing or inserting the slides.

2. Add a section before adding the slides:

If you want to start a section before adding slides, follow the steps below.

On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click on the Section. (Make sure the default slide selection).

Under the section, select “Add section”, then a popup will open type the name you want, then click on Rename and then insert and design the slides for the section.

After a section has been completed with the number of slides, you can start a new section by adding items explained in the 2nd step.

If you want to rename a section which was already named, click on the “Rename Section” under “Section”.

3. Rename a Section:

To rename the section of the slides, select the section that you want to rename then click on “Remove Section” under “Section”.

4. Rename All Sections:

To rename all sections of all the slides, click on “Rename All the Sections”.

Collapse and Expand Section:

1. Collapse All Sections:

By clicking “Collapse All” you can hide all the slides. But you can see the section names.

2. Expand All Sections:

To expand the slides after collapsing all, click on expand all under “section”.

3. Collapse or Expand Individual Slides:

Double-click on the section name that you want to expand or collapse the slides under it.

4. Add a section after adding the slides:

To add different sections to the different groups of the different categories of the slides, follow the steps below.

Click the slide where you want to start the slide.

On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the section to expand its menu, and then click add section.

You can also expand the section menu by right-clicking the section name of the slides.

How to rename a section in PowerPoint?

 To rename a section of the slides, select the section that you want to rename then click on “Remove Section” under “Section”.

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