To Insert a New Slide in a PowerPoint Presentation:
- Choose the thumbnail of the slide that is directly before the location you would like to insert a new slide.
- Choose the Home tab on the Ribbon.
- Click on the top section of the New Slide option if you would like to add a slide with the same layout as the slide you choose in the first step.
- Click on the bottom section of the New Slide option if you would like to choose a new slide layout from the Slide Gallery.
- Choose a Slide Layout. A new slide will be added directly after the slide you chose in step 1.