Slide MasterText / AutoshapesText / AutoshapesInsert a new slide layoutInsert a new master, allows multiple themes in a single file.Include title and footers on this layout?Change colors, fonts, and effects for all layouts in the selected master.Return to regular slide view to edit your presentation.Quick styles, determined by slide master.Edit shape, especially useful with freeform shapes. Fills/outlines: solid color, gradient, picture, add transparency.Includes all align and distribute options.Effects (from slide master) Rotate and flip optionsRename objects, see layering front to back.All autoshape options from above.Add spacing between lines and paragraphs to make text more readable. Includes: forward, backward, (un)group,align, distribute, rotate, selection pane.Insert textbox or autoshape.MakeVisually Stunning PowerPoints:Tips & TricksTeresa Beary – PowerPoint 2010Insert content placeholders.
ImagesAnimationsTransitionsAction ButtonColorize images using theme colors.Fun effects, don’t overuse them. Crop to shape is hidden under here.Same border, effects, arrange options.Removes all applied effects. Can alsorevert to original size (no cropping).Works like SmartArt for pictures.Your animation best friend!Options for selected animation.Set an on-click trigger.Like Format Painter but for animations.Change direction of the effect (if possible).Use to add more than one effect to an object.Works as entrance effect for the selected slide. Change direction of the effect (if possible).Automatically advance to the next slide after specified time elapses.Add link to selected text/object. (Ctrl + k) Create on-click action for selected object. Insert audio or video into slide.Preview animations just for this slide.Insert autoshapes, SmartArt, charts and graphs, and images all from this ribbon.