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This guide covers how to print multiple PowerPoint slides on a single sheet of paper using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011. Printing multiple slides on a single sheet of paper conserves paper.

Print Multiple PowerPoint Slides on one Page

  1. In PowerPoint, with your presentation open, click File then Print.
  2. In the Print window, in the Print What drop down menu, choose a multiple slide handout.
    slide options dialog
    1. If you want to take notes on your printouts, choose 3 slides per page. This will give you lines to the left of each slide for in-class notes.
    2. The most common used layouts are 4 slides per page and 6 slides per page per page.
  3. Click Print to print your document.

Other ways to conserve paper

You may also wish to print double-sided in order to conserve more paper with your slides.

  1. Follow the instructions above to set up multiple slides per page.
  2. Prior to clicking Print, click Copies & Pages button to open the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose Layout.
  4. Click the Two-Sided: drop-down menu.
    1. Choose Long-Edge binding if you want them to flip like a book (on the left hand side).
    2. Choose Short-Edge binding if you want them to flip on the top edge.
  5. Click Print to print your document.


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