Starting your show from a particular slide

You have two different options to start your presentation from a particular slide.

Option 1:

  1. On the left side of the screen click the slide from which you want to start your show.
  2. Go to the Ribbon.
  3. Choose Slide Show tab.
  4. Click From Current Slide button.
  5. Slide show will start from the current slide and will go till the last slide. First slides will not be showed at all.

Option 2:

  1. Go to the Ribbon.
  2. Click Slide Show tab.
  3. Choose Custom Slide Show button.
  4. From the drop down list click Custom Shows option.
  5. New dialog box appears.
  6. Click New.
  7. Type Slide show name.
  8. Check Slides in presentation which you want to show.
  9. Click Add button.
  10. On the right side of the screen put your slides in order using down and up arrows.
  11. Click Ok and close the dialog box.
  12. To start click Custom Slide Show button again and choose it from the list.

Option 2 is way better. It gives you much more possibilities.

How to jump to slide by number?

In PowerPoint you can jump to particular slide by number. This is incredible tip. See how to do it.

  1. You are during your slide show.
  2. To jump to a particular slide by number just type its number (eg. 15) using keyboard.
  3. Press Enter.
  4. Slide show jumps to this slide.

Note: This is a good tip when someone ask you a question and you want to go to the particular slide.