Toolbox Tip: Use PowerPoint’s Selection Pane to Organize Objects on a Slide

Monday, January 12, 2015

One of my favorite PowerPoint discoveries is the Selection Pane. It’s a handy little tool to organize and manage the objects on a slide, such as images, shapes, and textboxes. I use it in two ways, mostly when working with slides that have multiple objects: 

  1. to de-clutter a slide by hiding some objects as I work with others
  2. to name objects so they’re easy to identify. 

Hiding Objects on a Slide

Hiding objects gets them out of the way without deleting them. I use the Selec

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