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Office 2013 For Dummies by Wallace Wang

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Chapter 12

Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation

In This Chapter

arrow Using themes

arrow Changing a background

arrow Adding graphics

arrow Showing movies on a slide

arrow Adding sound to a presentation

To make your presentations look more visually appealing, PowerPoint lets you add color and graphics to your slides. Color and graphics can’t turn a worthless presentation into an informative one, but they can enhance an informative presentation and make it easier for people to watch.

For additional appeal, PowerPoint lets you add audio and video to a presentation. That way, you can make your presentation more interesting by letting people read, hear, and see information.

Applying a Theme

By default, PowerPoint displays each slide with a white background. Although you can change the colors and appearance of each slide individually, it’s much easier to change every slide in your presentation by using a theme. A theme provides predesigned colors and designs that are applied to each slide to give your presentation ...

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