How to Choose a Design for Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

By Barbara Obermeier, Ted Padova

Microsoft has made it easy to design PowerPoint 2007 slides by providing themes with eye-catching color combinations and fonts from which you can choose. Just follow these steps to design your own PowerPoint presentation:

1Open PowerPoint 2007.

A new blank presentation opens.

2Click the Design tab.

The Design view opens.

3Click the More down arrow.

This opens the All Themes window.

4Click a Thumbnail to apply the design.

The slide in view changes the background to the selected theme, and the All Themes window closes. The new theme thumbnail appears in the Design tab.