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Chapter 10: Masters of the Universe Meet the Templates of Doom
Masters of the Universe Meet
the Templates of Doom
In This Chapter
▶ Discovering stuff about Masters you have to know
▶ Using and changing Masters
▶ Working with headers and footers
▶ Finding lost placeholders
▶ Creating templates
Want to add a bit of text to every slide in your presentation? Or maybe
add your name and phone number at the bottom of your
audience handouts? Or place a picture of Rush Limbaugh at
the extreme right side of each page of your speaker notes?
Masters are the surefire way to add something to
every slide. No need to toil separately at each slide.
Add something to the Master, and it shows up
automatically on every slide. Remove it from the
Master, and — poof! — it disappears from every
slide. Very convenient.
Masters govern all aspects of a slide’s appearance:
background color, objects that appear on every
slide, text that appears on all slides, and more.
Working with Masters
In PowerPoint, a Master governs the appearance of all the slides or pages in a
presentation. Each presentation has at least three Masters: