Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Click the template thumbnail for the design you want
(see Figure 1-11).
After clicking a new theme, the slide in view changes the
background to the selected theme, and the All Themes window closes.
The new theme thumbnail appears in the Design tab.
Open a context menu. Right-click the mouse button on
the new theme located in the Design tab.
Choose Apply To All Slides from the drop-down menu
(see Figure 1-12).
The new current theme is applied to all slides in your presentation
having the same slide master. Note that if you have a different
master for the opening slide, the changes won’t apply to the
opening slide master.
Figure 1-11: Click the template thumbnail for your new slide design, and the
selected design is applied to the slide in view
PowerPoint offers several menu commands in the
context menu. You can choose from
• Apply To Matching Slides: Applies the selected
theme to all slide masters matching the selected slide.
• Apply To Selected Slides: Applies the new theme to
just the slides you selected in the Slides pane.
• Set As Default Theme: Choose this menu command,
and each time you create a blank new presentation,
the default theme will be the one you target as the
• Add Gallery To Quick Access Toolbar: Adds a
dropdown menu in the Quick Access Toolbar, where a
pull-down menu displays all the theme thumbnails.
Figure 1-12: Open a context menu (right-click the mouse button) and select Apply
To All Slides; the new design is applied to all slides having the same master