Creating a Master Slide
With PowerPoint running, choose
menu, then select
This is your slide master. Let's start with formatting the Master title style.
Click on the Title Area for AutoLayouts.
menu, and change the font style, color, and size of the text.
This formatting will be the same on each new slides Title Area .
To observe this,
Click on the
) located in the bottom right corner of the screen.
Choose a slide that contains a title area.
Click in the title area of your new slide and type some text.
The text format should duplicate that of the Master Slide.
Let's format the bullets that will appear on each slide, by formatting them on the Master Slide.
Highlight the first line of text in the Object Area for Autolayouts.
from the format menu and pick a different style bullet.
You now know how to format items on the Master Slide.
In addition to formatting text and bullets you can also format the following:
Experiment with these on your own.
PowerPoint also has a number of features you can use to display your slides when you are giving a slide show. This will be the last topic covered in this tutorial.
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