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PowerPoint Designer helps you automatically create professional looking slides in seconds. Just insert one or more pictures, a list of items, or a list of dates, and select the design you want.

Note: This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription. If you are an Office 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.

  1. Insert one or more pictures, a list of items, or a list of dates.

    To insert a picture, select Insert > Pictures and choose the picture you want.

  2. Select the design you want.

    You can also bring up Designer by selecting a picture, and then selecting Design > Design Ideas.

Turn on Designer

The first time you use PowerPoint Designer, a message appears asking your permission to get design ideas for you. Select Turn on to use.

Shows the inital message that appears when the PowerPoint Designer is invoked

Note: To learn more, see the Microsoft Privacy Statement.

Turn off Designer

  • Select File > Options, and in General, uncheck Automatically show me design ideas in the PowerPoint Designer section.

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