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Using Background Styles
Figure 8-12: Using a gradient fill to create an interesting background.
You can create your own custom gradient fill by following these steps:
1. Choose the slide that you want to shade.
This step isn’t necessary if you want to apply the shading to all slides in
2. Click the Background Styles button in the Background group of the
Design tab on the Ribbon.
The Background Styles gallery appears.
3. Click Format Background.
Doing this brings up the Format Background pane that appears to the
right of the slide, as shown in Figure 8-13.
Figure 8-13: The Format Background pane.