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If you’re used to creating the groundwork of your presentations in Slide Master View in the PowerPoint desktop application, you’ve probably noticed that PowerPoint for the web doesn’t have a slide master.

If you have the PowerPoint desktop application, you can open and create your presentation using the slide master there. Here’s how:

  • In PowerPoint for the web, near the upper right corner of the window near your profile picture, select EditingOpen in PowerPoint.

    Editing open in desktop app button

For help using slide masters on Windows or macOS, see What is a slide master?

To get the latest feature announcements for Office for the web, go to the PowerPoint Blog.

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