Your slides. How to make PowerPoint slides 1. Click on the top-right arrow that says Slide editor, to open up the Slide Edit box. 2. Here, you can make changes to the slide such as changing color, or changing fonts. To edit the background, Change the background to white. Change the font from the default Arial to any of those from the Arial size list. 4. There's also the option to change the font color. When the slide is blank, change the background color to black, and the text to White.5. Once you’ve finished making changes to your slide, click Close. This will close it out, but the template will remain. The next time you open the application, you will also be shown a preview of the slide.6. To re-make any change you have made, just go to the Preview section of the editor. How to create a PowerPoint presentation (Step-by-Step) · Choose a theme On the File tab, select New, and then, under Available Templates and Themes, choose Themes. 1. Select the theme that you want, and then, under the Available Templates section, you can look to see which theme fits your presentation best. Some themes have more than one layout design, and even more templates that fit that theme.2. In this case, we’ve selected Themes, but you can choose any theme. 2. Here you can find a lot of templates. 3. On the 'Other' tab of the drop-down menu, you can find other slides to add to your presentation. 4. To add it, click on any of the slides that look like, or have the same background color as our design. 5. When you're done, the template is ready to be published. How to make a PowerPoint presentation (Step-by-Step) · Choose a theme On the File tab, select New, and then, under Available Templates and Themes, choose Themes. 1. There are three main types of PowerPoint slides that you will encounter. These are the standard, non-standard and custom.2. If you have done the work that you’d like to do in the above step, you can edit your presentation using the standard template.3. The non-standard template is the most popular.