Gemini Knowledge Card: PowerPoint/Copilot



June 6, 2024

Gemini Knowledge Card: Copilot & PowerPoint

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use Microsoft Copilot to create a PowerPoint slide, along with an example:


  1. Access Copilot:
  • Open PowerPoint (web or desktop app).
  • Ensure you have a Copilot for Microsoft 365 or Copilot Pro license.
  • Locate the Copilot button in the Home tab of the ribbon.
  1. Start a New Presentation:
  • Click on the Copilot button.
  • Select "Create a presentation."
  1. Prompt Copilot:
  • In the text box, provide a detailed description of the presentation you want to create. Be as specific as possible, including the topic, main points, and any desired visuals.

Example Prompt: "Create a presentation about the benefits of renewable energy. Include information on solar, wind, and hydropower, focusing on their environmental impact and cost savings."

  1. Review and Refine:
  • Copilot will generate a draft presentation based on your prompt.
  • Review the slides, content, and visuals.
  • Edit and refine the presentation to ensure it aligns with your vision.
  1. Add More Slides (Optional):
  • Use Copilot to add additional slides based on specific topics.
  • Click on the Copilot button again and choose "Add a slide about..." followed by your topic.
  1. Customize:
  • Change the theme, fonts, and colors to match your preferences.
  • Add animations or transitions to make the presentation more engaging.
  • Insert additional images or charts to support your content.

Example Result:

Based on the example prompt, Copilot might generate a presentation with slides on:

  • Slide 1: Title slide - "The Benefits of Renewable Energy"
  • Slide 2: Introduction to renewable energy and its importance
  • Slide 3: Solar energy - benefits, environmental impact, and cost savings
  • Slide 4: Wind energy - benefits, environmental impact, and cost savings
  • Slide 5: Hydropower - benefits, environmental impact, and cost savings
  • Slide 6: Conclusion and call to action

Additional Tips:

  • Start with an outline in Word to organize your thoughts before using Copilot.
  • Experiment with different prompts to see the variety of results Copilot can generate.
  • Remember to proofread the content and check for accuracy.

Let me know if you'd like more specific examples or have any other questions

  • Last Updated Jun 06, 2024
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  • Answered By Peter Z McKay

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