Let’s start from scratch and add a colorful or subtle background to a PowerPoint slide. Also, how to match a color from an image, and a few design tips about backgrounds.
Other videos in this course
This video is part of a training course called Backgrounds in PowerPoint. You can download the entire course or watch the videos online:
- Video: Backgrounds in PowerPoint: First Steps. (You are here!) Let’s start from scratch and add a colorful or subtle background to a PowerPoint slide. Also, how to match a color from an image, and a few design tips about backgrounds.
- Video: 90 seconds about PowerPoint Slide Masters. Watermarks and logos are often found in the PowerPoint Slide Master. If you don’t know how to work with Slide Masters, here’s a very quick tutorial.
- Video: Picture backgrounds: Two methods. How to add a logo to your slides. Also, using pictures in the background of a slide (and how to make it more subtle). Plus a different take on using pictures for dramatic effect.
- Video: Removing backgrounds in PowerPoint. Here’s how to crack open a deck to remove backgrounds, which may include a theme change or removing backgrounds from the Master Slide.
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