Start a slide show presentation

Do one of the following:

ShowStart a slide show from within Microsoft PowerPoint

  1. Open the presentation you want to view as a slide show.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click Slide Show Button image at the lower left of the PowerPoint window.
    • On the Slide Show menu, click View Show.
    • Press F5.

ShowStart a slide show from your desktop

  1. In My Computer or Microsoft Windows Explorer, locate the presentation file you want to open as a slide show.
  2. Right-click the file name, and then click Show.

ShowStart a PowerPoint Show (.pps)

Use this procedure to open and play a slide show you have saved as a PowerPoint Show (.pps).

  1. In My Computer or Microsoft Windows Explorer, locate the PowerPoint Show file you want to open.
  2. Double-click the file name to open it.

ShowTip

To create a shortcut to your PowerPoint Show, use the right mouse button to drag the file to your desktop. When you release the mouse button, click Create Shortcut Here.

 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003