Inserting, Copying, and Deleting Slides

Learn how to insert, copy, and delete PowerPoint XP slides in this free lesson.

Opening a presentation

You can quickly open a presentation you've previously saved using the task pane.

To open a presentation:

  • Start PowerPoint.
  • In the task pane under Open a Presentation, click the presentation you want to open.

Open presentation from Task Pane


  • Choose File Open.
  • Navigate to the file you want to open.