Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Changing the Layout for a Particular Type of Slide
1. OpenSlideMasterviewbyselectingView ➝ SlideMaster(Alt,W,M).Then,
PowerPoint inserts a new master slide for a specific layout. This slide has text
boxes for a title, footer, date, and page number. You can change these elements
as you like—move them around, change the font style, and so on.
Master Layout section and click the down arrow on the Insert Placeholder
A menu opens, as shown in Figure 22-12, displaying the different kinds of
placeholders you can insert: content (which inserts a general content box that
accepts any kind of content, like the one shown in Figure 20-5 back on page
552), text, picture, chart, table, SmartArt, media, or clip art.
Placeholder button shows
the different kinds of
placeholders you can
put into a layout.
The mouse pointer becomes a crosshairs.
Move and resize the placeholder as you like, until it looks the way you want
slides of that type to appear.