Using themes in PowerPoint for Mac

PowerPoint for Office 365 for Mac, PowerPoint 2019 for Mac, PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint themes give your document a designer-quality look with coordinating colors and fonts.

Apply a theme to a presentation

  1. Click the Design tab to see thumbnail images of the available themes in the gallery.

    Themes gallery

  2. To see more themes, click the arrows on the right and left sides of the themes gallery, or point to a thumbnail and then click the arrow that appears below the gallery.

  3. Click any theme to instantly apply it to the slides in your presentation.

  4. To apply another color or style, click any of the options in the variants gallery, to the right of the themes gallery.

    Variants gallery

More information

Here's additional information about PowerPoint themes:

Apply a theme to a presentation

  1. Click the Themes tab to see thumbnail images of the available themes in the gallery.

    The Themes tab has a gallery of design themes to choose from

  2. To see more themes, click the arrows on the right and left sides of the themes gallery, or point to a thumbnail and then click the arrow that appears below the gallery.

  3. Click any theme to instantly apply it to the slides in your presentation.

  4. To apply another color or font or background, click any of the options in the Theme Options group, to the right of the Themes gallery.

    You can change the color or font or background of a theme by usin ghte Theme Options

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More information about PowerPoint themes:

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