CHAPTER 13

Creating a Presentation

Create a New Presentation

When you first start PowerPoint, the PowerPoint Start screen appears. From it — or, if PowerPoint is open, from Backstage view — you can choose to create a new blank presentation. Or, you can use a presentation template or theme as the foundation of your presentation.

Templates contain themes that make up the design of the slide. Themes are groups of coordinated colors, fonts, and effects such as shadows, reflections, and glows. See Chapter 14 for more information on themes. Templates can contain more than just themes, though. For example, they can contain prompts to help you set up the slides in the presentation for a particular subject.

Create a New Presentation

Create a Blank ...

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