Change the Powerpoint template colours

Each Powerpoint template utilises a built-in Microsoft Office colour palette. To change the colour palette:

  • On the Design tab, click the drop-down arrow button on the Variants group.

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    Expand the Variants Menu to display colours and font options

  • Inside the Variants menu, click the Colors button to display the available colour palettes. In this example, the applied colour palette is Green.

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    Applied Green colour scheme (click to enlarge)

  • Click on another palette and the template elements—text and graphics—will reflect the newly-applied palette (Orange in this example).

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    Colour scheme changed to Orange, re-colouring template elements (click to enlarge)