Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Change a Design Template
In PowerPoint, open a slide presentation (click File and
Click the Design tab (see Figure 1-9).
Figure 1-9: Click the Design tab to open the All Themes window
Click the More down arrow to open the All Themes
Move the mouse cursor to a built-in template for your
new design (see Figure 1-10).
PowerPoint provides templates from the following
• Search Office Online: Provides additional templates
you can choose from PowerPoint Templates hosted
on Microsoft’s Web site.
• Browse For Themes: Opens the Choose Theme or
Themed Document dialog box, where you can
browse your hard drive for themes not shown in
the All Themes window.
• Save Theme: Provides an option to save the current
selected theme as a new theme to the Document
Themes folder. You can use the new Theme in a later
design without disturbing the original Theme.
Figure 1-10: Click a built-in thumbnail to change the theme
Clicking a thumbnail changes the current theme to the new theme.
You can also examine a theme applied to the current slide by
placing the mouse over a thumbnail in the Built-in themes window
without clicking the mouse button. As you move the mouse cursor over
theme thumbnails, the current slide in view changes background
theme designs respective to the mouse position.