PowerPoint handouts are a great resource to distribute to your audience. PowerPoint
Customizing a PowerPoint Handout's Layout
Go ahead and open up the PowerPoint presentation. If you have not already , Switch over to the "View" tab and click the "Handout Master" button.
This action opens a new "Handout Master" tab on the Ribbon. Here are some options for customizing PowerPoint's handout, such as Page Setup, Placeholders, Edit Theme, and Background.
Let's first look at the options available in the "Page Setup" group , starting with "Handout Orientation." By default, the orientation is set to "Portrait," but you can change it to "Landscape" from the drop-down menu.
"Slide Size" gives you three options: standard (4: 3), widescreen (16: 9), or custom slide size. Selecting "Custom Slide Size" lets you specify the exact width and height of the slides.
"Slides Per Page," as the name suggests, lets you select many slides appear on each
Moving on to the "Placeholders" group, you can select or select the specific placeholders you want to appear on the handout. Placeholders include the header, footer, date, and page numbers.
To edit the content in this placeholders, make sure the option is enabled and then click the space to start editing.
Finally, you can edit the fonts, effects, background style, and color scheme of the handout by using the tools in the "Background" group.
Once you're finished customizing the layout of your handout, click the "Close Master View" button.
Finally, click the "Create Handouts" button.
Now the "Send to Microsoft Word" menu wants to appear. Once you're ready, click "OK."
Once you've selected "OK," your presentation wants to open up in Word.
To edit the content within the slides, double-click the slide to be edited.
Feel free to add a header or footer to the handout. Once you've finished, you'll need a few more just in case!