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Discover How To Apply Layout For A Slide In Google Slides

google slides Mar 19, 2023

Do you want to apply a new layout to a Google slide but don't know how?

Create consistent and organized Google Slides using uniform layouts on your presentation.

In this article, we will discuss the following:

  • Apply the slide layout through "layout options."

  • Use the slide tab to apply the slide layout.

  • Add the same slide layouts to multiple slides.

  • Customize Google Slides layouts in the theme builder.

  • Frequently asked questions about how to apply a slide layout on Google Slides presentation.

Everything You Need to Know About Applying a Slide Layout in Google Slides

Apply a slide layout through "layout options."

If you want to apply a slide layout to a blank slide in your Google Slides presentation, here are the steps:

  1. Click the "Google Apps" button on your Google Chrome tab and select "Google Slides."

    In your Google Chrome tab, click Google apps and select Google Slides.
  2. In the Google Slides tab, select a blank presentation.

    Click the blank presentation in the Google Slides tab.
  3. Select the blank slide on your presentation that doesn't have a slide layout.

    Select the slide that has a blank layout where you want to add a layout slide
  4. Click "Layout" from the toolbar section of your Google Slides to apply the layout.

    On your selected slide, avigate and select "Layout" in the toolbar section of Google Slides.
  5. Once the drop-down menu opens, select the slide layout you want to appear on your Google Slides.

    In drop-down menu, select a layout for your Google slide.
  6. After you click the layout, it will appear on your blank slide. 

    Once you click it, your layout will directly appears on that particular slide.

Use the slide tab to apply a slide layout.

Another way to add a slide layout to your Google Slides is through the "Slide" tab. Here are the steps:

  1. Select a specific slide on your Google Slides where you want to add a slide layout.

    Select a slide on your presentation.
  2. Go to the "Slide" menu and click "Apply layout." Then, choose a new slide layout for your blank slide from the drop-down menu.

    Click "slide" menu and select "Apply Layout" option, when the drop-down menu appears select a layout on it.
  3. Once you've selected the slide layout, it will appear on your particular slide immediately.

    After you you select a layout, your selected slide will now have a layout

Add the same slide layouts on multiple slides.

If you want to add multiple slide layouts to your Google Slides, do the following:

  1. Select the first slide on your Google Slides and press Ctrl+A.

    Select the first slide on your Google Slides and press Ctrl +A.
  2. After all the slides on your Google Slides have been selected, right-click a slide.

    Once all of your slides in the presentation is selected, right-click the slides
  3. From the drop-down menu, select the "Apply layout" option.

    Navigate and click "Apply Layout" option.
  4. Then, click your desired layout for your slide. After you click it, your slide layouts will appear.

    Then choose a layout for the selected slides.

Customize the Google Slides layout in the theme builder.

If you want to change or edit an existing slide layout in your Google Slides presentations, follow these steps:

  1. Select the particular slide on the slide library on Google Slides.

    Select a Google Slide in your presentation.
  2. Go to the "View" tab and click "Theme Builder."

    Click "View" menu and select "Theme builder" option.
  3. Select the title slide you want to edit in the "theme builders" view.

    Click the title slide that you want to change.
  4. You can also go to the "Master Slide" in the theme builder and select or highlight the slide layout.

    or you can also go to the Master slide and click the title slide on it.
  5. Choose a font style you want to use on that placeholder. Go to the "X" icon in the top-right corner of the theme builder and click it.

    Select from the fonts a specific style for your font in the title slide and click it. To exit, just click "X" mark.

You can customize the font size and color on the theme builder view to level up your presentation.

Note: Once you make changes in the "Master Slide" of your theme builder, it will directly appear in all your presentation slides.

Final Thoughts on How to Apply a Google Slides Layout

Applying slide layouts could be helpful if you want to create effective and consistent Google Slides presentations. Pick any of the methods above to apply a layout for a slide in your presentation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About How to Apply a Slide Layout on Google Slides Presentation:

How can I add a new blank slide presentation in Google Slides?

You can directly add a new blank slide presentation to your Google Slide by clicking the arrow beside the plus sign at the left side of the toolbar section. Selecting a new blank slide will do the trick.

Can I add a new slide to my Google Slides presentation?

Right-click the current slide where you want to add a new slide in Google Slides, then click the "New Slide" option. Once you click it, a new slide appears after that slide.

Can I drag and move my slide on my slide library in Google Slides?

Yes. You can do this by clicking the slide you want to move. Drag it in the particular order you want to see it.

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