Presentations Glossary

Slide Master and Slide Layouts: Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint

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. There will be at least one Slide Master in every presentation. However, while adding slides from other presentations, you may end up adding more Slide Masters inadvertently to your presentation. 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 Slide Master at all?

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2016

Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2013

Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2010

Apple Mac

Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2016

Add and Rename Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2011

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