Chapter 24. Advanced Presentation Formatting

In this chapter

Organizing Formats with Master Slides 738

Applying and Modifying Themes 746

Changing Paragraph and Text Formatting 756

Troubleshooting 757

Secrets of the Office Masters: Creating Top-Notch Notes and Handouts 758

Organizing Formats with Master Slides

Behind every great PowerPoint presentation lurk masters that control the presentation’s appearance: the Slide Master, Notes Master, and Handouts Master. Each master stores detailed formatting information for title slides, “regular” slides, speaker’s notes, and hard copy handouts, respectively.

These masters control many facets of the slides themselves—backgrounds, fonts (typeface, point sizes, colors, and the like), bullets, locations for ...

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