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How to Use the Notes Master

How to Use the Notes Master in PowerPoint

The notes master allows you to customize how your presentation looks when printed out with notes.

Open the Notes Master View

In Notes Master view, you can choose the design and layout of the notes page–format the background, modify fonts, and position headers and footers. You can also select page setup options.

  1. Click the View tab on the ribbon.
  2. Click the Notes Master button.
    Notes Master

You are brought to Notes Master view. Just like with Slide Master view, any changes you make here will apply to all notes in the presentation.

Edit the Notes Master

  1. While in Notes Master view, select the notes placeholders you want to use.
  2. Click Notes Page Orientation and select an option.
  3. Make any additional changes to the Notes Master.
  4. Click the Close Master View button.
    Notes Master

Print Notes

  1. Click the File tab.
    Notes Master
  2. Click Print.
    Notes Master
  3. Click the Full Page Sides button.
  4. Select Notes Pages.

    The preview updates to show you how your notes page will look.

  5. Click Print.
    Notes Master

The presentation notes are sent to the printer.

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