Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Changing Slide Backgrounds in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010


Themes provide a default background for all slides formatted with that theme.
To customize a theme or to change the background to one or more slides, do the following:

To select a Theme Background:
1. Click on the slide that you want to change.
2. On the [Design] tab, in the [Background] group, click [Background Styles].
A gallery of background styles are should be displayed.
3. Click on your style to select it.

To apply a Custom Background:
1. Click on the slide that you want to change.
2. On the [Design] tab, in the [Background] group, click [Background Styles].
3. Click on [Format Background]. The [Format Background] dialog box will be displayed.

Note: There are four fills, each has their own controls and options to choose from. See diagram below