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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Practice Formatting Slide Backgrounds

In this exercise, you’ll format slide backgrounds with solid colors, custom gradients, textures, and pictures.

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SET UP Open the MyVacation presentation from the ~/Documents/Microsoft Press/ 2008OfficeMacSBS/WorkSlides/ folder, and display it in Normal view.

  1. Display the Slides page of the Navigation pane, if it’s not already open. Then adjust the width of the Navigation pane so that you can see several slides at once.

    The background of each slide is a color gradient moving from a light color at the top of the slide to a darker color at the bottom of the slide. A graphic depicting several postmarks appears at the top of each slide. One or two graphics representing Par Avion (by airmail) stickers also appear ...

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