Note If you apply a slide layout to one or more slides in your presentation, and then go back and edit that layout by adding a placeholder or custom prompt text, you must reapply the layout to the slides so that the slides adhere to the updated layout.
For more information about layouts, see What is a slide layout?.
- On the View tab, in the Presentation Views group, click Normal.
- In Normal view, in the pane that contains the Outline and Slide tabs, click the Slides tab.
- Click the slide that you want to apply a layout to.
- On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click Layout, and then select the layout that you want.