How to activate the “use presenter view” using only one monitor in Power Point 2010

Some people may face this problem, activating the “use the presenter view” in power point with single monitor. So in this post i’ll show how to activate presenter view using single monitor in power-point

I found a way to get it work, here the trick goes,

  • Press Windows key + P in your keyboard. You may get something like this

projecting screen

  • Select Extend view
  • Now go to your power point and you can see the check box “use the presenter view” will be activated.
  • Click on check box

office ribon bar

  • In the “Show on” drop box select the monitor(Monitor 2) that you want to show the presentation, then other monitor(Primary Monitor) will be the presenter monitor.
  • Press f5 to start the presentation and you will end up with this,

power-point presentation

** It works for me.  🙂

Happy presentation.  😉

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    Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something that helped me. Thanks!

  7. K Bekal says:

    When I press windows key +p, nothing appears.

    Is this possible only in windows 7 only?

  8. Dad says:

    How to add notes on the note pane? It showing “No notes” only and nothing change when I type on the keyboard.

  9. rex says:

    thanks alot lots of hours spent messing around!

  10. John says:

    perfect thanks! this really helped!

  11. EGP says:

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. DB says:

    Oh, thank you SO much!!!!

  13. Ladybird says:

    So grateful to you…it works !!!
    Thank you

  14. Becky says:


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