Slides and layouts

Apply or change a slide layout

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Arrange slide content with different PowerPoint slide layouts to suit your taste and preference, or to improve the clarity and readability of the content.

  1. Select the slide that you want to change the layout for.

  2. Select Home > Layout.

  3. Select the layout that you want.

    The layouts contain placeholders for text, videos, pictures, charts, shapes, clip art, a background, and more. The layouts also contain the formatting for those objects, like theme colors, fonts, and effects,.

    Note: Select Home > Reset if you made layout changes you don't like, and want to revert to the original layout. Using Reset doesn't delete any content you've added.

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