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Summarize your presentation with Copilot in PowerPoint

Note: This feature is available to customers with a Copilot for Microsoft 365 license or Copilot Pro license.

Receive a long presentation and need to get to the gist of the main points quickly? Copilot in PowerPoint can read through the presentation and give you a bulleted summary so you can understand the key points.

  1. Select the Copilot button from the ribbon.
    Copilot button in M365 apps 

    The Copilot pane opens on the right side of your screen.

  2. Type Summarize this presentation in the prompt field and send it.

Copilot includes references to show where it pulled information from in the presentation.

Want to know which slides might need special attention? Ask Copilot to Show key slides, and Copilot will try to identify which slides might be worthy of a look.

Skip straight to the call to action by asking Copilot to Show action items. You'll get a list of tasks that Copilot was able to identify in the presentation.

Screenshot of summarize this deck feature with citations

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