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Make Slide Titles disappear

Sometimes you want to have titles on your slides so you can see the slide titles in Outline view or in the Go To Slide slide finder during a slide presentation, but you don't want them to appear on the slides themselves.

There are a couple ways of doing this:

Choose View, Master, Slide Master. Select the slide title place holder and drag it off the slide.


Run this macro on the presentation:

Sub DueTheTitles()
' SubDue the Titles.  Heh.  Get it?  ;-)

   With ActivePresentation.SlideMaster.Shapes("Rectangle 2")
        .Visible = False
   End With

Change "False" to "True" and run the macro again to get your slide titles back.

Either method leaves the slide titles invisible on the slides themselves but visible in Outline view and the Go To Slide finder during slide shows.

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Make Slide Titles disappear
Last update 07 June, 2011