PowerPoint allows users to create custom layouts using Slide Masters. Every layout can be customized and new ones can be created. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users how to create a custom layout out of a design that's already being used on slides to be used for social media posts.
- [Voiceover] In a previous video,…I showed you how PowerPoint can be a great tool…for creating easy visuals for social media posts.…In this video, I'm going to show you how you can turn…these into proper layouts so that you can very easily…create a new one without having to redo these elements…or worry that they're going to get accidentally moved.…The first thing I'm going to do is select everything…that's already here.…I'll select one item, hold down the shift key…on my keyboard and select the other one.…With them both selected I'll right-click on the mouse…and choose copy.…
Now that they're copied were ready to go into…something called slide master view,…this is a master view of all the layouts…that we see when we click layout…to choose a new slide layout.…We're gonna create our own.…I'll click the view ribbon tab and choose slide master.…The first thing we'll do here is create a brand new layout.…I'm going to right-click inside the slide master…and I'll choose insert layout.…I'll right-click again and I'll give it a name…
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- Changing the default save location
- Creating custom icons with shapes
- Copying and pasting formatting
- Organizing slides into sections
- Creating layouts with slide masters
- Adding footers
- Creating handouts
- Using Presenter view and annotations
- Working with Excel data