View the various design templates. Scroll down for more.
As the cursor moves over the layouts, a bar appears to the right, along with the name of the design template.
When you find a design template that you like, click the down-pointing arrow and choose “Apply to All Slides.” If you want to change the design template for one slide, then choose “Apply to Selected Slides.”
2. There are three different ways to view PowerPoint Presentations. 1. This is a close-up of the “View” menu.
<ul><li>This is the “Normal” view. It displays: </li></ul><ul><li>an outline of your slides </li></ul><ul><li>a view of your current selected slide to edit. </li></ul>1. Outline of your slides. 2. View of current selected slide to edit.
This is the “Slide Sorter” view, which displays all the slides in miniature, allowing slides to be added, deleted, and moved.
To move a slide, select it and drag it to a different area. To delete a slide, select it and hit the “delete” key.
The slide show view displays the slides as a slide show on your screen.
1. Select the text box. Drag one of the sizing handles to make the box the size you need. 2. Select the text box anywhere except the sizing handles. The cursor will turn into a 4-headed arrow. Now you may move the text box. 3. To delete the textbox, simply select it and hit the “delete” key on your keyboard.
If you don’t want a line around your textbox, then begin typing your text in the box.
If you want a line around the text box, follow the instructions on the next few screens.
Select the text box, then right click. Select “Format Text Box” on the menu that appears.
Under the “Line” heading, next to “Color” - click the drop-down box. Select the color you want.
Under “Fill,” select the background color for your text box. Under “Line,” select the “Weight,” or thickness you want the line around the textbox to be.
Make sure your text is a different color than the text box’s background color.