Double-click the “Normal” option on the far left side of the menu. Even if you are already in Normal view, this will reopen the navigation panel on the left side of your PowerPoint slides.
How do I keep the taskbar visible in PowerPoint?
To show the taskbar:
Locate and select the Slide Options button in the bottom-left corner. Select Screen, then click Show Taskbar.
Go to the View tab of the PowerPoint ribbon and click on Slide Master. In the left navigation pane, scroll up and select the first slide. Switch to the Insert tab, choose an action button from the Shapes Gallery, add it to the slide, and define the settings in the dialog box.
How do I restore my toolbar in PowerPoint?
Press [Ctrl] + [F1] again to restore the Ribbon. Click once on the Ribbon Display Options button in the upper‑right corner of the program window (next to the Windows management buttons). Choose from options to Auto-hide Ribbon, Show Tabs, Show Tabs and Commands.
On the View tab, in the Presentation Views group, click Normal. Point to the splitter bar between the Slide pane and the thumbnails, and then drag the splitter bar to the right. If the thumbnails are hidden, you will see a collapsed Thumbnails menu; click it to show slide thumbnails again.
How do I unhide the taskbar in full screen?
Press the Win + T keys to show the taskbar with focus on the icons or buttons of apps on the taskbar. If you have more than one display, this will only show on the main display. Press the Win + B keys to show the taskbar with focus on the notification area icons and system icons on the taskbar.
On the Insert tab, click Shapes, and then under Action Buttons at the bottom of the menu, click the button shape that you want to add. Click a location on the slide, and then drag to draw the shape for the button. Keep the dialog box open and go to the next procedure.