Normal view

A view in PowerPoint that allows you to see the current slide.

notes pages

Text pages containing notes about your slides that you can print out to accompany your slide show.

Notes pane

The area below the Slide pane that allows you to add text notes about the slide.


A table, chart, graphic, text box, or other form of information you create and edit. An object can be inserted, pasted, or copied into any slide.

Office Assistant

Animated Office help system that provides interactive help, tips, and other online assistance.

Outline view

A view that enables you to see your presentation in the form of an outline.