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PowerPoint - Design Ideas for Slides

With PowerPoint Designer, just insert a picture and then select the design you want. PowerPoint automatically generates great-looking design ideas, to help you create professional looking slides.

Get design ideas

  1. Select Insert > Pictures and choose the picture you want.

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

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

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

  2. Select Let's Go to use PowerPoint Designer.

  3. Select the design you like from the Design Ideas.

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

Note: To turn off Design Ideas, select File > Options, and in General, uncheck Automatically show me design ideas in the PowerPoint Designer section.

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Keywords:powerpoint power point design idea presentation picture office 365   Doc ID:79406
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-17 15:05 MDTUpdated:2018-05-24 09:14 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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