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Creating a Presentation in PowerPoint: Visual QuickProject Guide by Tom Negrino

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Chapter 4. Pick a Design

With your presentation’s content set, it’s time to start dressing up your slides. You’ll do that in this chapter by selecting a design template for your presentation. That template provides the visual look of the slides—the slide design— throughout the whole presentation, including elements like a background image for the slides and the style and color of the text you put on the slides.

You’ll also apply a slide layout to each slide in your presentation, matching the layout to the content of the slide. For example, you’ll apply the Title layout to the first slide, and add one of the layouts that contains image placeholders for slides where you will add pictures.

Pick a Slide Design

When you pick a slide design, PowerPoint ...

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