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Personalize your slide design

Thumbnail of slide with a picture background
Quickly give your Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation a unique look by changing the slide background and customizing the theme colors, and save your changes for use in future presentations.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience. Practice requires PowerPoint 2007.
  • A short test at the end of each lesson; tests are not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Change the slide background using a color or picture.
  • Customize the theme of your presentation.
  • Save your customized theme for reuse in future presentations.

Before you begin

This course assumes that you have some familiarity with PowerPoint. If you haven't created a PowerPoint presentation before, we recommend the course Create your first presentation as a starting point for your training.

Do you want to customize your Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation to make it stand out?

Take this course and learn what themes are, how to change or customize themes, how to change the slide background to a color, texture, or picture, and how to save your theme so you can easily use it for other presentations.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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