How to Create a Blank Screen Pause in PowerPoint


Q. When I give a PowerPoint presentation, there are times I want to pause and expand on a point I’m making without my last screenshot distracting my audience’s attention. How can I do that?

A. There are several ways. To display a blank black slide, either hit the B key or the period key. To display a blank white slide, hit either W or the comma key.

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