Learn how to change slide layouts in PowerPoint 2013.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Windows 7 and higher
Each PowerPoint presentation contains several slides which many users believe are akin to a blank canvas or an empty sheet of paper! You can thereafter add content to the slides in much the same way as you use brushes to create strokes of paint to color a canvas. For example, do you want some text? You add a text box. Want a picture? Just insert a picture and place it anywhere on your slide! Wait, this is not really the way that you work with PowerPoint!
Unlike a new canvas or a blank sheet of paper, PowerPoint does not like to provide you so much non-structured freedom. And this can be good in many ways. Primarily, PowerPoint structures each slide you create into one of its prescribed layouts. Examples of such layouts include:
In PowerPoint 2013 (as in PowerPoint 2010), you can also create your own slide layouts. In this tutorial, you will learn how you can change the layout of any selected slide from one to the other in PowerPoint 2013:
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