- Making Your Presentation Look Consistent
- Viewing Masters
- Controlling Slide Appearance with Masters
- Controlling a Slide Layout with Masters
- Modifying Placeholders
- Controlling a Slide Background with Masters
- Adding a Header and Footer
- Inserting Slide Numbers
- Inserting the Date and Time
- Understanding Color Themes
- Viewing and Applying a Theme
- Creating a Color Theme
- Choosing Theme Fonts
- Choosing Theme Effects
- Creating a Custom Theme
- Adding Colors to a Presentation
- Adding a Background Style
- Modifying a Background Style
- Setting Up for Personal Templates
- Creating a Personal Template
- Opening a Template
Setting Up for Personal Templates
If you want to create your own custom personal templates and access them from the Start or New screen, you should create a My Templates folder (
!)—such as C:\Users\user name\My Templates—and then specify the folder as the default for your personal templates (
!). If you don’t create a folder, Microsoft creates one named Custom Office Templates in the C:\Users\user name\Documents folder. You can specify your default personal templates folder in the Options dialog box under Save. After you set up your personal templates folder, you can access them from the Start or New screen under Custom (
Set Up for Personal Templates
In Windows Explorer, navigate to the location where you want to store your personal templates, and then create a folder named My Templates.
- Personal Templates Folder. C:\Users\user name\My Templates; typical location, yours can differ.
- Click the File tab, and then click Options.
- In the left pane, click Save.
In the Default personal templates location box, enter the path to a personal templates folder.
My Templates Folder. C:\Users\user name\My Templates; typical location, yours can differ.
Custom Office Templates Folder. C:\Users\user name\Documents\Custom Office Templates.
- Click OK.