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2. Add content to your presentation
Now that you have Google Slides open, you can change the look and feel of your presentation and its contents. Slides automatically saves every change you make.
In this section, you learn how to:
When you first create a presentation, you can choose a theme to give all your slides the same background and text styles for a consistent look and feel.
To add a different theme to your presentation, click Import theme.
To change your presentation’s layout, click Layout and select an option. Or, at the bottom, click Explore and choose a suggested layout.
|Rename your presentation—Click Untitled presentation and enter a new name.|
|Add images—Click InsertImage to add images from your computer, the web, Google Drive, and more. You can also move, delete, or resize images.|
|Add text—Click InsertText box to add new text boxes, then click on a text box to enter text. You can also move, delete, or re-size text boxes.|
|Add videos, shapes, charts, and more—Click Insert to add videos, shapes, charts, slide numbers, and other features to your presentation. You can also move, delete, or re-size these inserted features.|
|Add speaker notes—Use speaker notes to keep track of your talking points for each slide. In the presentation editor, speaker notes appear beneath the current slide. When you present your slides, your speaker notes show in a separate window.|
Depending on what you want to change, choose an option:
- To change the size of your slides, click FilePage setup.
- To customize slides, text, images, and more, use the toolbar options.
Note: Some options only appear for certain types of content, such as text, images, or slides.
|Create a new slide.|
|Undo or redo your last changes or print your slides.|
|Copy formatting from any text and apply it to another selection of text.|
|Zoom in or out.|
|Select an item on your slide.|
|Add a text box, image, shape, or line.|
|Add or change the color of an area.|
|Change the color, weight, or style of a border.|
|Arial 10||Change the font or font size.|
|Make text bold, in italics, or underlined or change the font color or text highlight color.|
|Insert links or comments.|
|Change the text alignment.|
|Change the line spacing or add numbers or bullets.|
|Change the text indentation.|
|Remove text formatting.|
|Crop an image.|
|Reset an image to its original format.|
|Replace image||Replace an existing image with a new one.|
|New slide—Click New slide in the toolbar. Click the Down arrow to choose a layout for the new slide.|
Move slide—Drag the slide to a different position in the presentation. To move several slides at once, Ctrl+click multiple slides before dragging them.
|Delete slide—Right-click the slide and select Delete.|
|Duplicate slide—Right-click the slide in the sidebar and select Duplicate slide.|