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Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Slide Show
Tool Factory Slide Show includes many pre-designed templates that you can use to jazz up your slide shows.

Add a Backdrop
Step 1 - On the Menu bar click Tool Factory Slide Show>Choose Backdrop to open the Backdrops panel.

Step 2 - Navigate through the folders in the Backdrops panel until you find one that is fitting for your presentation and click on it. That backdrop will now be applied to all of your slides!

Change the Background Color of a Slide
Step 1 - On the Menu bar click File>Page Setup to open the Page Setup panel. Alternately you can click on click the Page Setup icon on the Additional Toolbar.

Step 2 - In the Page Setup panel click the Color Tab.

Step 3 - In the Color tab click the Color button and then select a color. The color will be applied to your page.

Adding color to slides is an excellent way to keep students entertained throughout a presentation.

TIP: If you would like more colors click on the More Colors option in Page Setup under the Colors tab.
Downloadable Worksheets
  • Print Instructions on Change the Background of a Slide (DOC)
  • Print Instructions on Change the Background of a Slide (PDF)
    Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
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