Copying the Design of an Existing Presentation: MS PowerPoint

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Frequently you'll find an existing presentation with just the right design elements, even if the content is completely different from what you need.

PowerPoint makes it easy to recycle the design of an existing presentation. If you have the original presentation file, you can "borrow" its design without changing the content of your current presentation in any way.

Just choose Format | Slide Design. Scroll through the Apply a Design Template List and click the one you want to use. If you've downloaded a template or saved an existing presentation that isn't on the list, click the Browse link at the bottom of the slide Design task pane, locate the presentation you want to you and click Apply.

The design of the chosen presentation is applied automatically to your current presentation.

Voila! You've got the design you wanted!

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