Templates and Themes: Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint

Created: Thursday, March 29, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 8:57 pm

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In PowerPoint, the Slide Master influences the layout and look of all slides in your presentation. Make changes to the Slide Master and those changes reflect on your presentation slides. For example, you can apply another Background Style so that all Slide Layouts and slides in your presentation use this changed slide background. In these tutorials, we will explore how you can choose from any of the 12 available Background Styles to apply to the Slide Master.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint:

Microsoft Windows:

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint 2016

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint 2013

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint 2010

Apple Mac:

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint 2016

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint 2011

Change Background Styles in the Slide Master in PowerPoint


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