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12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Change Background Styles for Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

When you change Background Style of the Slide Master, the Background Style for all dependent Slide Layouts will also change. However, it is not necessary for all your Slide Layouts to possess the same Background Style as the Slide Master. Each slide Layout can have its own independent Background Style, as you will learn in the rest of this tutorial. Follow these steps to learn more in


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Handout Master View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Handouts are documents you can print from within PowerPoint that include slide representations from your presentation -- you can opt to include as many as 9 slides on each Handout page. Of course with 9 slides on a page, your slides will look more like thumbnails. You can also choose to print just one slide on every handout page -- then your Handout pages will look like individual slides


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Changing Location of Slide Numbers

When you insert Slide Numbers on your slides, you may discover that the location of the Slide Number changes depending upon the active Theme of your slides. With some Themes, the Slide Number may be placed at the bottom right -- with other Themes, it may be located at the top right, or even in some other place. The location of the Slide Number may seem to be influenced by the Theme -- and


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Applying Slide Masters to Individual Slides

Adding a new Slide Master to your presentation is easy -- and an even easier way is to possibly duplicate an existing Slide Master. You can then format it to change its look by applying a Background Style or by adding a custom background. You can also add new Slide Layouts, etc. But why would you do all these tasks in the first place? There needs to be a compelling reason to do so. This reason


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Working With Picture Slide Layouts

PowerPoint's, Slide Layouts are a very useful feature because they let you use a boilerplate arrangement of placeholders repeatedly, resulting in slides that are laid out consistently. And, you can also create your own custom Slide Layouts. While very few users create their own custom Slide Layouts, even fewer will create a custom Slide Layout with pictures! That's unfortunate since Picture


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Duplicate Slide Masters

Duplicating a Slide Master is a little different than adding a new Slide Master from scratch. And it's a smart option because you don't have to make the same changes all over again -- let's explain this with a scenario. Imagine you have formatted your existing Slide Master by applying a Background Style, adding a logo, or even adding your own Picture placeholder layout. And now you want a new


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Add and Rename Slide Masters

In your presentation, a Slide Master is the element that influences everything -- be it the slide background or the fonts used for text. Despite having different layouts, all slides in a presentation share a common look, which is provided by the Slide Master. So how do you know how many Slide Masters your presentation contains? And how do you add another one? In fact, why do you need another


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Working With Picture Slide Layouts

In PowerPoint Slide Layouts are a very useful feature because they let you use a boilerplate arrangement of placeholders repeatedly, resulting in slides that are laid out consistently. And yes, you can also create your own custom Slide Layouts. While very few users create their own custom Slide Layouts, even fewer will create a custom Slide Layout with pictures! That's regrettable since Picture


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Add Your Logo or Graphic to the Slide Master

You may have observed an omnipresent company logo in many slides -- and that raises a question: do you really need to have a company logo on all your slides? First, it takes a fair amount of space. Secondly, the audience knows which company the speaker belongs to since that information is almost always placed on the first slide. Also speakers do introduce themselves and their companies -- so do


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Create Custom Shaped Picture Placeholders

Do you want your pictures to be contained within shapes that look like frames? Or maybe you want to use silhouette style placeholders for your pictures? Yes, this is possible! Yes, this process is a little involved -- but we'll hold your hand if you promise to follow all our steps in sequence! Learn how to create custom shaped Picture placeholders in PowerPoint 2013. Categories: masters,


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Formatting Picture Placeholders

When you are working with multiple pictures on a slide, their position, formatting, and size may be required to be the same across successive slides. This can be achieved manually using resizing and aligning options -- although you will use an inordinate amount of time making sure that the pictures look consistent slide after slide. Even then, there are chances you may not be too happy with the


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Working With Picture Slide Layouts

Slide Layouts are a very useful feature because they let you use a boilerplate arrangement of placeholders repeatedly, resulting in slides that are laid out consistently. And yes, you can also create your own custom Slide Layouts. While very few users create their own custom Slide Layouts, even fewer will create a custom Slide Layout with pictures! That's regrettable since Picture Slide Layouts


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Inserting New Placeholders in Slide Layouts

In PowerPoint a placeholder is a boilerplate container that you can use to fill in with some sort of content. When you launch PowerPoint, you will see those distinctive boxes that invite you to add some content -- haven't you noticed the "Click to add title" suggestions? All these boxes are placeholders -- when selected, these boxes have a dotted border around them. Each of the default layouts


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Add New Slide Layouts

With the various Slide Layouts in PowerPoint you can create good looking slides. For example, you can use the ready-made layouts available that contain pictures or charts or you could use a separate layout for the opening slide. While duplicating and editing Slide Layouts is a great way to make small changes, it's not the same as creating a Slide Layout from scratch. As an analogy, duplicating


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Duplicate, Rename, and Edit Slide Layouts

All slides within PowerPoint are based on one of the available Slide Layouts (we call these just layouts for the rest of this tutorial). These layouts can be chosen when you add a new slide or you can even change the layout of your existing slides -- both these options are accessible from the Home tab of the Ribbon. While these available layouts seem to cover most types of slides, you may


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Custom Backgrounds for Slide Master and Layouts

Content and appearance are the two major components of presentation slides. Among them, the former is always more significant than the latter -- but that does not mean that you should neglect the latter. A simple looking presentation with a clean background is always a great idea since that doesn't overpower your message. Yet, there are plenty of opportunities to go beyond a plain background


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Change Background Styles for Slide Layouts

When you change Background Styles within the Slide Master, the Background Style for all dependent Slide Layouts will change. However, it is not necessary for all your Slide Layouts to possess the same Background Style as the Slide Master -- or even another Slide Layout. Each Layout can have its own independent Background Style. Learn how to apply Background Styles to individual Slide Layouts


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Slide Layouts Within Slide Master View

While changing the Slide Layout of any given slide(s) in PowerPoint 2013, you typically access the Home tab of the Ribbon and click the Layout button. This brings forth the Layout drop-down gallery. The number of Slide Layouts that you see within this gallery may differ depending upon the Theme of your active presentation -- but with PowerPoint's default Office Theme applied, you may see 9


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Change Background Styles in the Slide Master

In PowerPoint 2013, the Slide Master influences the layout and look of all slides in your presentation. One of the changes you can make to your Slide Master is applying the Background Style so that all slide layouts and actual slides in your presentation use a different slide background. In this tutorial, we will explore how you can choose from any of the 12 available Background Styles to apply


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Changing Location of Slide Numbers

Insert Slide Numbers on your slides, and you may discover that the location of the Slide Number changes depending upon the active Theme of your slides. With some Themes, the Slide Number may be placed at the bottom right -- with other Themes, it may be located at the top right, or even the bottom center. As you can observe, the location of the Slide Number may seem to be influenced by the Theme


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Applying Slide Masters to Individual Slides

We already showed you how you can add a new Slide Master to your presentation -- and yes, you can make that task even easier by possibly duplicating the existing Slide Master. You can then format it to change its look by applying a Background Style, add a custom background, add new Slide Layouts, etc. But why would you do all these tasks in the first place? There needs to be a compelling reason


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Duplicate Slide Masters

Duplicating a Slide Master is a little different than adding a new Slide Master from scratch. And it's a smart option because you don't have to make the same changes all over again -- let's explain this with a scenario. Imagine you have formatted your existing Slide Master by applying a Background Style, adding a logo, or even adding your own Picture placeholder layout. And now you want a new


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Add and Rename Slide Masters

A Slide Master is the part of your presentation that influences everything from the slide background to the fonts used for text. All slides in your presentation may have different layouts but they all share a common look -- that look is provided by the Slide Master. Every presentation has at least one Slide Master. However, if you constantly keep adding slides from other presentations, you may


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Add Your Logo or Graphic to the Slide Master

You may have observed an omnipresent company logo in many slides -- and that raises a question: do you really need to have a company logo on all your slides? First, it takes a fair amount of space. Secondly, the audience knows which company the speaker belongs to since that information is almost always placed on the first slide. Also speakers do introduce themselves and their companies -- so


12/07/2016 12:38 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Create Custom Shaped Picture Placeholders

Do you want your pictures to be contained within shapes that look like frames? Or maybe you want to use silhouette style placeholders for your pictures? Yes, this is possible! Yes, this process is a little involved -- but we'll hold your hand if you promise to follow all our steps in sequence! Learn how to create custom shaped picture placeholders in PowerPoint 2010. Categories: masters,


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