Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding New Slides
layouts contain some combination of text
placeholders or text and content placeholders. It is up to
you to decide which of the nine slide layouts you
want to use. The following list explains each slide
layout and what placeholders it contains:
Title Slide: Contains two text placeholders.
Typically you use the larger text box for the
presentation title and the smaller one for
the presentation description.
Title and Content: Contains one text
placeholder, usually used for the slide title,
and one content placeholder.
Section Header: Very similar to a Title
slide, the section header contains two text
placeholders. Section header slides are
usually used to break a presentation into
Deleting an unwanted slide is as easy as
selecting the slide in the Slide pane and
Two Content: Contains one text
placeholder for the slide title and two side-by-side
Comparison: Contains three text
placeholders and two side-by-side content
placeholders. One text placeholder is used for
the slide title, and the other two are
positioned above the content placeholders.
Title Only: Contains one text placeholder
positioned for the slide title.
Blank: Contains no placeholders.
Content with Caption: Contains two text
placeholders and one content placeholder.
One text placeholder is for the slide title
and the other for content explanatory text.
Figure 14-7 illustrates a slide created from a
Content with Caption layout.
Picture with Caption: Contains two text
placeholders and a modified content
placeholder. One text placeholder is for the slide
title and the other is to explain the content
placeholder. The content placeholder is
modified to insert only pictures.
Select the layout you want for your new slide.