As I suggested last week in 4 ways to make your point in PowerPoint, handouts are a great technique for getting your audience to focus on your presentation and retain your key takeaway points (literally!).

If you want more control over your PowerPoint handouts than the default Handout print option, send your slides over to Microsoft Word.

It’s easy. Click the Office button and select Publish and then Create Handouts in Microsoft Office Word:

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Next select how you want your presentation converted to Word:

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Choose the method that best fits your content to get you close to how you want the information displayed. Then edit or add notes and other complementary information to ensure your key takeaways are clear, concise, and augment the presentation you're going to make.

Suzanne