Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Chapter 2: Fashioning a Look for Your Presentation
Figure 2-1 shows examples of themes. When you installed PowerPoint on
your computer, you also installed a dozen or more themes, and you can
acquire more themes online from Office.com and other places. After you
select a theme, you can select a theme variant — a slight variation on the
theme you selected.
Figure 2-2 shows examples of backgrounds you can create yourself.
Selfmade backgrounds are not as intrusive as themes. The risk of the
background overwhelming the lists, tables, charts, and other items in the
forefront of slides is less when you fashion a background style yourself. You
can apply a background that you create to a single slide or all the slides in
clip art, and