Adding picture captions in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

  1. Make sure you have the SSG-PhotoAlbum.pptx photo albumopen from the previous example.
  2. To add picture captions, you would need to be in Edit mode. Click on Insert | PhotoAlbum | Edit Photo Album… .
  3. When editing a photo album, captions cannot be inserted belowpictures in the presentation if the Picture layout heading is set to Fit to Slide. The Fit to Slide option covers the slide withthe picture and therefore does not accommodate a caption, and the optionwill be grayed out.
  4. Firstly, change the Picturelayout: heading to any option other than Fit to Slide.
  5. Then, click on the checkbox to select the Captions below ALL pictures option, asillustrated in the following screenshot:
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  1. Click on Update at the bottom ofthe dialog box.
  2. The album is updated and will look like the screenshot shown in thenext step, with a default caption (the picture filename) under eachpicture on the slide.
  3. Click on the caption text to select the placeholder and rename thecaption for each slide, as illustrated in the followingscreenshot:
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  1. Don’t forget to save the presentation to update it.

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