Creating and Modifying Master
Applying an Existing Master Page to a Presentation
When you create a new presentation, there are a few built-in master pages ready for you to use. Also,
any master pages, in any of the templates that you created and saved using File > Templates > Save, are
available in any template you create from scratch.
Heres how to apply a master page.
1 Choose File > New > Presentation.
In the wizard window, click Create.
3 The new document should look like this.
4 Click the Master Pages item at the far right. It might be at the bottom of the right-hand pane.
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5 Select the light blue master page in the Available for Use section.
In the Slides area at the left side of the page, right-click and choose New Slide.
7 Select the thumbnail for the new page.
If necessary, click the Master Pages item again on the far right side to show master pages again.
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In the Available for Use section at the right-hand side of the work area, right-click on the dark blue master
page and choose Apply to Selected Slides.
10 The master page will be applied to the new slide.
Creating Your Own Master Page for a Presentation
Usually, unless youre using a template created by someone else, youll want to create your own master page.
1 Open masterpages.odp in your Impress lab files.
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2 Choose View > Master > Slide Master.
3 The document will look like this.
4 You can right-click on the new thumbnail and choose Rename. Name it New Master Page.
5 You can do pretty much anything at this point, but here are some steps to follow as a guideline. Choose
Format > Page.
6 Click on the Background tab.
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7 Click in the Fill list and