1. Click the ‘X’ or Close button on the pane with the ‘Outline’ tab – PowerPoint will hide the pane. See the diagram, below.

hide the outline tab in powerpoint

  

2. To re-open the ‘Outline’ tab, click the ‘View’ tab, as seen in the diagram, below, then, Click the ‘Normal’ button, and PowerPoint will restore the pane with the ‘Outline’ tab. 

Try it for yourself, you’ll see. 

hide the outline tab in powerpoint 2

 

Lesson 11: How to enter content in an Outline in PowerPoint