Shape Fills: Add Slide Background Fill to Shapes in PowerPoint

Created: Saturday, February 11, 2012, posted by Geetesh at 11:41 am

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A slide background fill is a type of PowerPoint fill for a shape that shows the area of the background right beneath the shape. Even if the shape is animated and moves to another area of the slide, the shape continues to show the same area of the background where it was originally placed.

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 Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Add Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2013

Add Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2010

Add Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2007

Apple Mac

Add Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Add Slide Background Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2011

Add Slide Background Fill to Shapes in PowerPoint

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