Display Theme Name in PowerPoint 2013
Learn how to display and identify the active Theme name PowerPoint 2013.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
Both PowerPoint 2010 and PowerPoint 2007 show the name of the active Theme for a presentation within
the Status Bar. Figure 1 below shows the
PowerPoint 2010 interface with the
Theme name highlighted in red on the
Figure 1: PowerPoint 2010 interface shows Theme name on the Status Bar
Now, look for a similar option within the
interface in Figure 2, below. Note that there is no Theme name displayed on the
Status Bar highlighted in
red. However you can reinstate the Theme name, as explained in this tutorial.
Figure 2: PowerPoint 2013 interface does not show Theme name on the Status Bar
Follow these steps to display the Theme name on the Status Bar in PowerPoint 2013.
- Launch PowerPoint 2013 to bring up the
PowerPoint 2013 interface, as shown in Figure 2, above.
- Now, right-click anywhere on the Status Bar (highlighted in red within
Figure 2) to bring up the Customize Status Bar menu, as shown in
Figure 3: Customize Status Bar menu
Within the Customize Status Bar menu you'll find options which you can display or hide on the Status Bar. The tick mark at the front of the option indicates the display status.
- Note that the Theme option (highlighted in red within
Figure 3, above) is not selected. To select it click on it and a tick mark appears
indicating the option is selected, as shown highlighted in red within
Figure 4: Theme option selected
Click anywhere outside the Customize Status Bar menu to get back to the PowerPoint interface.
- Figure 5, below shows the Theme name is now displayed on the Status Bar (highlighted
in red within Figure 5).
Figure 5: Theme name displayed on the Status Bar
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