Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Artistic Effects for Picture Backgrounds

Created: Friday, August 1, 2014, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 4:15 am

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Default slide background options are limited to solid or gradient fills — and yes, you can even apply a picture as a slide background. However, picture backgrounds do pose some issues, especially since a busy picture may hamper the visibility of other slide objects such as text or charts. Fortunately, PowerPoint provides options to reduce the intensity of a picture background so that any foreground elements such as text can stand apart.

Explore various artistic effects for Picture backgrounds in PowerPoint 2013.

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