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PowerPoint tip: Resetting a slide to the default layout

In Microsoft PowerPoint, most slides start from one of several predefined layouts. The layout includes placeholders which can be used to insert text, pictures, tables, charts, diagrams, and videos. These layouts allow you to easily format the page and make sure that slides maintain a standard look and feel.

Unfortunately, after you have moved all of the elements around and changed the fonts and colours, the results may not be quite as pleasing as the standard layout.

If you find that a slide has been heavily modified you can reset the slide back to the default layout.

To do this, from the Home tab select Reset, as shown in the example screenshot below.


Example PowerPoint Screenshot


You can learn many more tips by attending our Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint training.

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