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Change the color of text on a slide

You can change the color of text for one or more slides.

To change the color of text on a slide, do the following:

  1. Select the text that you want to change.

    Change the color of text

  2. On the mini toolbar that appears, click Font Color Change font color, and then select the color that you want to change the color of the text to.

Tip:  If you don’t see the color that you want, click More Colors, and then click a color on the Standard tab, or mix your own color on the Custom tab.

To change the color of text on multiple slides, do the following:

Changing the text color on the slide master applies the changes to text on multiple slides at one time.

  1. Click View > Slide Master.

  2. In the left thumbnail pane, click a layout that contains the text that you want to change to a different color.

  3. Select the text on the layout that you want to change.

  4. On the mini toolbar that appears, click Font Color Change font color, and then select the color that you want to change the color of the text to.

    Tip:  If you don’t see the color that you want, click More Colors, and then click a color on the Standard tab, or mix your own color on the Custom tab.

  5. When you’re finished, click Close Master View to return to your presentation.

    Tip:  If you’re building a presentation with many slides, it helps to create the slide master first (see Create and save a PowerPoint template for more information. That sets the text color and other design styles ahead of time, and each new slide that you create comes with the text color that you want.

To highlight your text with color, see Highlight text with color.



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