Work With The Master Slide

The Master Slide offers a special on your presentation design, it allows you to control many formatting feature from one point. The Master slide represents a template where you can design the font, the colors, objects, graphics, and other characteristics that all slides share.

You can access the Master Slide from the main menu where you will click View -> Master -> Slide Master

Once the Master Slide is opened, anything design you perform will apply to all slides.

Practical Learning: Overview Of The Master Slide Features

  1. To open an existing presentation, on the Standard toolbar, click the Open button.

  2. From the open dialog box, click the arrow of the Look In combo box and click My Documents.

  3. Double-click MS PowerPoint Exercises.

  4. Click Overview of the Internet and click Open.

  5. On the main menu, click View -> Master -> Slide Master

  6. On the main menu, click Format -> Background...

  7. From the Background dialog box, click the combo box and click Fill Effects...

  8. Click the Color 1 combo box and click More Colors...

  9. From the Colors dialog box, click the Custom property sheet.

  10. Set the color values to Red: 255, Green: 153, Blue: 0.

    Colors Dialog Box

  11. Click OK

  12. Push the Slider left at 2/5 from Dark.

  13. In the Shading Style section, make sure the Horizontal radio button is selected. In the Variant section, click the button on 2nd column - 2nd row.

    Fill Effects Dialog Box

  14. Click Ok.

  15. Click Apply.

  16. Click the Master Title. There is a text box that surrounds the Master Title. Then there is a rectangular box behind the Master Title, we need to select that rectangular box, not including the master title. If you have the Slide Miniature on your screen, drag it down to the lower right corner of the screen.

  17. On the empty area on the right side of the text box that surrounds the Master Title, right-click the dark section

  18. Click Format AutoShape...

  19. From the Format AutoShape dialog box, make sure the Colors And Lines property Sheet is displaying. In the Fill section, click the Color combo box and click Fill Effects...

  20. From the Fill Effects dialog box, make sure the Gradients property sheet is selected. Make sure the One Color radio button is selected. Click the Color 1 combo box and select More Colors...

  21. Using the Custom property sheet, set the color values to Red: 255, Green: 153, Blue: 0.

  22. Click OK.

  23. In the Shading Style section, make sure the Vertical radio button is select. Click OK.

  24. There is a vertical rectangular box on the right side of the slide. Right-click its top section and click Format AutoShape...

  25. Click the Color combo box and click Fill Effects...

  26. Click the Color 1 combo box and click More Colors...

  27. Using the Custom property sheet, set the color values to Red: 255, Green: 153, Blue: 0 and click OK.

  28. In the Shading Style section, click Vertical.

  29. In the Variant section, click the button on 1st column - 1st row.

  30. Click OK and click OK again.

  31. If you have the Master toolbar on your screen, click Close Master Slide Toolbar. Otherwise, click the Outline View button Outline View Button.

  32. Press Home to make sure you are in the first slide.
    Click the Slide View button .

  33. On slide 1, right-click inside the slide and click Background...

  34. Click the combo box and select Fill Effects...

  35. Make sure you are in the Gradient property sheet and the One Color radio button is selected. Click Color 1.

  36. Using the Custom property sheet, set the color values to Red: 255, Green: 153, Blue: 0 and click OK.

  37. In the Shading Style section, make sure the Horizontal radio button is selected. In the Variant section, click the button on 2nd column - 2nd row.

  38. Click Apply.

  39. To view the presentation, on the main menu, click View -> Slide Show

  40. View the whole presentation until the end.

Presentation Slide


 

Background Design

 

 

Practical Learning: Master Background

  1. Now, to start a presentation from scratch, press Ctrl + N.


 

Font Design

Practical Learning: Master Font

  1. C


 

The Case of Slide No.1

 

 

Practical Learning: Format the First Slide

  1. C


 


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