Slide Basics

Understand the basics of working with PowerPoint slides and PowerPoint slide templates, including changing views and slides.


  1. Open our practice presentation.
  2. Change the theme of the presentation.
  3. Delete slide 7. This slide should be blank.
  4. Add a new slide with the Title and Content layout to the end of the presentation.
  5. In the Title placeholder, type Adoption Event Dates.
  6. Select the Content placeholder and delete it.
  7. Insert a text box and type July 17, 2017, inside it.
  8. Change the slide size to Standard (4:3). A dialog box will appear asking if you want to maximize or ensure fit. Choose Ensure Fit.
  9. When you're finished, your presentation should look something like this:
    Slide Basic Challenge