What’s New for Slide Presentations in PowerPoint 2007

For all of the preceding references to how much is new, the list doesn’t seem very long. The changes in PowerPoint slide presentations are large in impact rather than large in number.

  • First on the list of big news is the new custom slide layout functionality. Finally! You can now customize any built-in slide layout and create your own. This major improvement changes the way slide masters think and the number of masters you’re likely to need in a presentation. Title masters, for example, are no longer needed, because you can customize the Title slide layout. Find everything you need to know to manage this new capability effectively in the section of this chapter titled "Working with Masters, ...

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