The easiest way to merge slides in your presentation. It is very common in most presentations. Merge PowerPoint Presentations in 10 Minutes If you're having a hard time combining slides, here's a simple 3-step process to help you. (Click on the image to see it larger): How to Merge PowerPoint Presentations in 8 Minutes Using the Slides and Text Views How to merge two PowerPoint presentations into one A slide that has a link to another slide in your presentation will automatically be opened. To make sure you are not opening another slide that has a similar link, you should place this same link in both your slides. Do not use the slide's title to indicate that you're opening a different slide. How to Merge PowerPoint Presentations & Create “Smart Lists” When you have two slides that you want to merge, use the PowerPoint “Control † to merge the slides that have the same number of slides in one group, and merge the other slide that has fewer slides into a group of the same number of slides. You will then be able to easily access the groups in PowerPoint and change the order of the groups. Note that PowerPoint will not allow you to move the same groups around by using the ‛Click buttons on a slide. You will still be able to navigate to the links in the text view, but not to the groups. How to Merge PowerPoint Presentations to Make Them “Smart” In PowerPoint 2023 and later, PowerPoint users can easily create a “Smart” list on their PowerPoint presentations that has the ability to automatically add each slide and automatically merge the slides that have the same number of slides into a “Smart” list. You can also use Smart Lists, and you will be able to create a PowerPoint “Smart” list as described below: Create a PowerPoint “Smart” List How to Open PowerPoint Presentations with The PowerPoint control Panel In Excel 2010/2013/2015, you can create new workbooks from PowerPoint presentations by using the control Panel icon in the ribbon. When you enable PowerPoint support, the control Panel icon will appear in your PowerPoint workbook that contains slides. Click the control Panel icon in the PowerPoint workbook. How to Use the PowerPoint control Panel In Excel 2007, you are able to create a PowerPoint workbook from PowerPoint presentations. To enable this feature, you will have to install PowerPoint or PowerPoint 2023 or PowerPoint 2012.