Cannot see chat (or any other commands) when presenting a powerpoint

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Hi, I am trying to access the chat while presenting a powerpoint during a meeting.

If I choose to share the powerpoint directly, I can STILL see the chat, but the smartboard features of the powerpoint are disabled.

If I share the powerpoint window directly, I can access the smartboard features on it, but I can't see anything else (no chat, no taskbar, etc) and I can't perform any other action on the machine without the rest of the participant seeing it. I'm basically locked in presentation mode and I have to use the chat on a different device.

 

Is there a way split the screen so the presenter can the chat as well as the presentation (like the attendees can)?

 

Thank you!

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@GPIlari  I have a similar issue with trying to use the Speakers Notes feature which does not allow you to see chat messages or hand raises during the presentation.  If I use the native PPT integration, I can't use the Speakers Notes.  If I share my active slide show, I can't see the chat window or hand raises.