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PowerPoint Design Tab Computer Information Technology – Section 5-2 Some text and examples used with permission from: http://www.jegsworks.com Note: We not endorsing or promoting religious doctrine, but simply taking advantage of this website for educational purposes.
Objectives The student will: 1. Understand the tools and buttons on the Design tab of the PowerPoint ribbon 2. Understand how to select and change the design theme for a presentation.
PowerPoint Design Themes A Design Theme provides consistency in design and color throughout the presentation A design theme provides: Color Scheme Font and font sizes Layout of the presentation Common background
PowerPoint – Design Tab The Design tab has 3 groups: Page Setup: Define the page setup for slides and hand outs Themes: Pick a theme for the current presentation. Background: Set and modify the background on the slides.
Page Setup Group The Page Setup group allows you to change the screen size for slides and to change the orientation (portrait or landscape) of the slides. In general unless you have an unusual screen size the defaults are fine.
Themes Design themes were a new addition to PowerPoint 2007. They work in a similar way as the design templates in earlier versions of PowerPoint. A really nice feature of the design themes, is that you can immediately see the effect reflected on your slides, before committing to a decision.
Themes To choose a theme you simply click select it form the dropdown box. You can also access themes online.
Themes Once a Theme is selected you can set the color and font styles from the dropdowns.
Background Styles Background Styles allows you to set solid color background or fill the background with a texture or picture. Based on the Theme, there are preset backgrounds you can use by clicking Background Styles or click on Format Background to customize the background.
Summary The Design tab is used to change how your overall presentation looks.
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