26. Reviewing Presentations

26. Reviewing Shows 26.1. Introduction

Earlier than delivering your presentation, you would possibly ask another person to evaluate it and offer you suggestions in your slides. You would possibly even work with a collaborator to create a presentation collectively. Should you had been revising a tough copy, you could possibly add feedback within the margins or evaluate your tough and closing drafts aspect by aspect. You are able to do these items in PowerPoint utilizing the Feedback and Examine options.

Commenting on shows

When revising or collaborating on a presentation, you would possibly need to make notes or strategies with out truly altering the slide. Leaving a remark lets you be aware of one thing with out altering the slide itself. Feedback may be added and browse by the unique writer or every other reviewers.

So as to add a remark:
1) Choose the textual content or object (or click on the world of the slide) the place you need the remark to look.
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2) Go to the Evaluation tab, then click on the New Remark command.


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3) The Feedback pane will seem. In our instance, it incorporates an present remark by one other evaluate (Javier), plus an area on your remark.
4) Kind your remark within the field, then press Enter or click on anyplace outdoors the field to save lots of the remark.

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5) The remark can be represented by a small icon on the slide.

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Viewing feedback

You possibly can view or reply to any remark—together with different reviewers’ feedback—by returning to the Feedback pane. Merely click on a remark icon on the slide, or clickthe Present Feedback command on the Evaluation tab.


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To edit a remark:
1) Within the Feedback pane, choose the remark you need to edit.

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2) Kind your required modifications, then press Enter or click on anyplace outdoors the remark field. Your modifications can be utilized.

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To answer to a remark:

1) Within the Feedback pane, click on Reply under the remark you need to reply to.

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2) Kind your response, then press Enter or click on anyplace outdoors the field. Your remark will seem under the unique remark, and a further iconwill be added to the slide.

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Deleting feedback

1) To delete a remark, choose the remark you need to delete, then go to the Evaluation tab and click on the Delete command.

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2) To delete a number of feedback, click on the drop-down arrow under the Deletecommand. You possibly can delete feedback out of your present slide or from the whole presentation.

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26.2. Evaluating shows

There are conditions during which you would possibly find yourself with multiple model of the identical presentation. As an illustration, you could possibly create a number of drafts, or a collaborator or coworker may save their very own distinctive copy.

You possibly can simply evaluate and mix a number of variations utilizing PowerPoint’s Comparefeature. This lets you see the variations between two variations of the identical presentation, so you may resolve which modifications to incorporate within the closing model.

To check two shows:

On this instance, we’ll be evaluating two variations of the Web Security for Everyonepresentation. To comply with alongside, you will want the unique apply presentation (powerpoint2016_reviewing_practice), plus a model that is been barely altered: web security – tim’s edits.

1) Open one model of the presentation you need to evaluate. On this instance, we’ll begin with powerpoint2016_reviewing_practice.
2) From the Evaluation tab, choose the Examine command.


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3) A dialog field will seem. Choose the second model of the presentation you need to evaluate, then click on Merge. On this instance, we’ll select web security – tim’s edits.


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4) The Revisions pane will seem, permitting you to match the 2 shows.


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Subsequent Change

Use the Subsequent command to view the subsequent change within the presentation. You can too click on Earlier to return to the earlier one.

Ending the Evaluation

While you’re happy with the modifications you’ve got reviewed, click on Finish Evaluation. Solely the modifications you’ve got accepted can be utilized to the ultimate presentation.

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