Applying a Design Template

Learn how to apply a PowerPoint 2003 design template in this free lesson.

Applying a design template

PowerPoint offers design templates to make it easy to create an attractive presentation. These templates come in a variety of colors and styles. You can apply a design to existing slides or begin a new presentation with a template.

To begin a new presentation with a design template:

  • Open PowerPoint.
  • In the task pane under New, click From Design Template.

Choose Design Template

  • A list of templates appears.
  • Move your mouse pointer through the different designs, or use the scroll bar.
  • Click the down-pointing arrow in the gray box next to the template you like.
  • Choose Apply to All Slides.