Create PowerPoint Masterslides

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Do your slides look like they’ve been thrown together?
Does it take you ages to create PowerPoint presentations?
Just frustrated?
Need more consistency?

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Create PowerPoint Masterslides

  1. 1. Do your slides look like they’ve been thrown together? ? Thursday, 19 December 13 Create PowerPoint master slides Does it take you ages to create PowerPoint presentations? Just frustrated? Need more consistency?
  2. 2. PowerPoint Master slides 1 2 The slide view changes to ‘Master View’ Thursday, 19 December 13 Open PowerPoint Click themes Click Master views The left hand ‘Slide View’ panel will change to ‘Master View’ Each of the slides in this column will be individual master slides. You are given sample slides or you can delete and make your own.
  3. 3. PowerPoint Master slides 3 All amends you make on the first slide will appear on all other master templates in this document. Click the first slide. Make sure you scroll all the way to the top. Saving you time when building other templates. Best place to add the following: - Logo - Footnotes - Any images you want on every slide 4 Click on fonts Choose font Thursday, 19 December 13 Click the first slide. (Make sure you scroll all the way to the top.) Highlight text you wish to format Start by editing your font Edit the font style, size, colour Don’t forget this will be the standard for every slide. (You can change slides in additional master slides)
  4. 4. PowerPoint Master slides Click insert from the top 5 Adding a logo to every slide is easy. Click insert from the top menu Click object and browse Position logo on the slide Click object 6 in ‘Master Slide’ view Choose ‘shape’ Thursday, 19 December 13 You can add shapes to the master slides to decorate your master slides Make sure you are still in the ‘master view’ ribbon Choose ‘shape’ Position your shape. I have chosen a line to create a shadowed border.
  5. 5. PowerPoint Master slides ? so.. what if: I need a slide with a different background? Click the page you want to edit in ‘Master View’ Open a new ‘slide’ in slide master view or click on the one you want to edit. Add a new background to it. Click on fonts Choose font Thursday, 19 December 13 Highlight text you wish to format As long as you are not adding it to the very first slide in master view you will get a new background.
  6. 6. PowerPoint Master slides 7 Adding a logo to every slide is easy. Click insert from the top menu Click object and browse Position logo on the slide Click the existing title page in ‘master view’ 8 Add images Add text placeholders Thursday, 19 December 13 You can add shapes, text placeholders, images etc to the master slides to decorate your title page.
  7. 7. PowerPoint Master slides ? so.. what if: I need to add a slide? Click in grey space Right click and choose ‘new layout’ Click in the grey area where you want to position the new slide. Right click Choose ‘New Layout’ It will open a new slide with your background, logo, and font styles. Don’t forget you need to be in ‘Slide Master View’ Thursday, 19 December 13
  8. 8. PowerPoint Master slides 9 Click ‘insert placeholder’ Choose the placeholder you want Choose placeholder Click ‘insert placeholder’ 10 Place and drag to size Still in ‘Master view’ Place and drag the placeholder to the position you need You can add as many as you need Top tip: I use the ‘Content’ placeholder which pretty much incorporates most things you need from text to images, shapes, video etc. add as many as you need Thursday, 19 December 13
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