Where can I find slide layouts?

Depending on what you want to do, you can find slide layouts in one of two places. See below for details:

To pick a different layout for a slide:

  1. In Normal view, on the Home tab, click Layout.

  2. Pick a layout that best suits the content in your slide.

    Slide Layouts on the Home tab

To customize or make changes to the placeholders and other objects that make up a :

  1. On the View tab, click Slide Master.

  2. The slide layouts appear as thumbnails in the left pane below the slide master, as shown below.

Slide Master with layouts in PowerPoint Slide Master view
Click a layout in the thumbnail pane, and then begin customizing.

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