Applying a Design Template

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

Adding a design to an existing presentation

Do you have an existing presentation you want to add a design to? PowerPoint makes it easy to enhance existing slides with a design template.

To apply a design to an existing presentation:

  • Open PowerPoint.
  • In the task pane, under Open a presentation, click the presentation you want.
  • Click the down-pointing arrow in the New Presentation pane and choose Slide Design - Design Templates.
  • A list of templates appears.

Browse Design Templates

  • 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.