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Special Edition Using Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2002 by Tom Mucciolo, Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Choosing a New Slide Color Scheme

Each design template includes several color schemes from which you can choose. A color scheme is a set of eight coordinated colors that applies to the following parts of your slides:

  • Background

  • Text and lines

  • Shadows

  • Title text

  • Fills

  • Accent

  • Accent and hyperlink

  • Accent and followed hyperlink

For example, you may like a basic design template but prefer to use different colors. You may want to use the same presentation for both onscreen and overhead delivery, but they require different color schemes.

Applying a New Color Scheme

To apply a new color scheme to your presentation, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Design button on the Formatting toolbar. The Slide Design task pane opens.

  2. Click the Color Schemes link on the Slide ...

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