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Adjusting Slide Appearance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Changing theme colors and fonts

Themes include settings for colors and fonts. A theme’s color scheme affects most elements on your slide, including background, text, and graphics. Theme colors provide sets of colors that work well together, so the slides within your presentation maintain not only an attractive look, but a cohesive one, as well. Theme fonts include settings for heading and body fonts. When you apply a theme, it contains a preset color scheme and fonts, but you can change the theme colors and theme fonts to give your slides a different look.

Select a different theme color scheme

  1. On the ribbon, click the Design tab.

  2. In the Variants group, click the More arrow in the Variants gallery.

  3. On the menu that appears, point to Colors.

  4. In the gallery that opens, click a color scheme to apply it to all slides. Or, you can right-click a color scheme and choose Apply To Selected Slides.

Change theme fonts

  1. On the ribbon, click the Design tab.

  2. In the Variants group, click the More arrow in the Variants gallery.

  3. On the menu that appears, point to Fonts.

  4. In the gallery that opens, click a font style to apply it to all slides.