29. Slide Grasp View 29.1. Introduction
You will have observed that when you choose a special theme in PowerPoint, it rearranges the textual content in your slides and provides shapes to the background. It’s because every theme has built-in slide layouts and background graphics. You may edit these layouts with a function referred to as Slide Grasp view. When you learn to use Slide Grasp view, you’ll customise your total slide present with just some clicks.
Slide Grasp view is a particular function in PowerPoint that lets you shortly modify the slides and slide layouts in your presentation. From there, you may edit the slide grasp, which can have an effect on each slide within the presentation. You can too modify particular person slide layouts, which can change any slides utilizing these layouts.
For instance, to illustrate you discover a theme you want however you do not like a couple of of the slide layouts. You possibly can use Slide Grasp view to customise the layouts to look precisely the best way you need.
* In Slide Grasp view, the Slide Grasp tab will seem first on the Ribbon, however you will nonetheless be capable to entry instructions on completely different tabs as regular.
Utilizing Slide Grasp view
Whether or not you are making vital modifications to your slides or just some small tweaks, Slide Grasp view will help you create a constant, skilled presentation with out loads of effort. You possibly can use Slide Grasp view to alter absolutely anything in your presentation, however listed below are a few of its most typical makes use of.
Rearrange placeholders: For those who discover that you just usually rearrange the placeholders on every slide, it can save you time by rearranging them in Slide Grasp view as an alternative. If you alter one of many layouts in Slide Grasp view, the entire slides with that format will change.
Customise textual content formatting: As an alternative of adjusting the textual content colour on every slide individually, you could possibly use the Slide Grasp to alter the textual content colour on all slides without delay.
Some general presentation modifications—like customizing the theme fonts and theme colours—will be made shortly from the Design tab. Overview our lesson on Modifying Themes to be taught extra.
To make modifications to all slides:
If you wish to change one thing on all slides of your presentation, you may edit the Slide Grasp. In our instance, we’ll add a emblem to each slide. If you would like to work together with our instance, right-click the picture beneath and put it aside to your pc.
The change will seem on all slides of the presentation.
* If you make a change to the slide grasp, it is a good suggestion to evaluate your presentation to see the way it impacts every slide. It’s possible you’ll discover that a few of your slides do not look precisely proper. On the following web page, we’ll present you find out how to repair this by customizing particular person slide layouts.
29.2. Customizing slide layouts
You need to use Slide Grasp view to switch any slide format in your presentation. It is easy to make small tweaks like adjusting background graphics and extra vital modifications like rearranging or deleting placeholders. Not like the slide grasp, modifications to a slide format will solely be utilized to slides utilizing that format in your presentation.
In our instance, our newly added emblem is hidden behind the photograph within the Image with Caption Structure. We’ll customise this format to make room for the brand.
* You can too transfer placeholders on the slide grasp, which can transfer the placeholders on a number of slide layouts on the similar time. Nevertheless, some slide layouts should must be adjusted manually.
Customizing textual content formatting
You can too customise the textual content formatting from Slide Grasp view, together with thefont, textual content measurement, colour, and alignment. For instance, in case you wished to alter the font for each title placeholder in your presentation, you could possibly modify the grasp title type on the slide grasp.
Every title placeholder is linked to the grasp title type on the slide grasp. For instance, check out the slides earlier than altering the title font.
Now take a look at the identical slides after altering the title font.
* As an alternative of customizing particular person placeholders, you could possibly change the theme fontsfor a presentation. From the Slide Grasp tab, click on the Fonts command within the Background group, then choose the specified fonts.
29.3. Creating new slide layouts
Some of the highly effective options of Slide Grasp view is the choice to create newslide layouts. That is a simple means so as to add attention-grabbing and distinctive slide layouts to an current theme. You possibly can even use this function to design a wholly new theme, as within the instance beneath.
2) The brand new slide format will seem.
If you’re carried out designing your customized format, you will need to give it a singular nameso will probably be simple to seek out.
As soon as you have created a customized slide format, it is simple so as to add a brand new slide with that format or apply it to an current slide.
* PowerPoint additionally lets you add new placeholders to current slide layouts.
29.5. Utilizing customized layouts in different displays
If you modify the slide grasp or slide layouts in Slide Grasp view, you are truly making a customized model of the present theme. If you wish to apply the theme to different displays, you will want to put it aside.
From the the Slide Grasp tab, click on the Themes command, then choose Save Present Theme from the drop-down menu.
For those who’re not in Slide Grasp view, it can save you the theme from the Design tab. Simply click on the drop-down arrow within the Themes group, then choose Save Present Theme.