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Apply a Solid Background Color: MS PowerPoint

To select a solid background color in your presentation, follow these steps: Choose Format | Background to open the Background dialog box. Click the Background fill drop-down list to continue. Select one of the visible colors (colors associated with ... the presentation's color scheme), or click More Colors to pick a color from the standard palette or to create your own custom shade. After you have selected a color, you can click Preview to see what it will look like when applied to your slides. Click OK and Apply to apply to one slide, or click Apply to All to use throughout the presentation. As ... (view more)

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Change the Slide Color Scheme: MS PowerPoint

One way to alter the look of your visual aids in an MS PowerPoint 2000 presentation is to change the color scheme. The color scheme determines what colors are assigned to eight specific slide characteristics (such as fonts, backgrounds and bullets). ... Each template, even the blank presentation, comes with a set of color schemes -- the default that materializes as soon as you apply it plus several others. These predefined schemes have been specially selected to include colors that not only look good together, but that also supply a sense of balance. Still, you can choose to modify the existing ... (view more)


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