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How to use Gradient Fill in PowerPoint Step by Step Tutorial

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Do you want to learn the use of gradient fills in PowerPoint? 

Gradient fill is the most useful interesting powerful tool in Microsoft Office PowerPoint. Using the gradient fill tool you can make your ppt awesome and attractive presentation slides that help you to grab the audience’s attention towards the presentation.

In PowerPoint, you can use gradient fill in the slide’s background, text, and shapes also.

So, Today in this tutorial, I am going to share with you guys a complete step-by-step guide on how to use the gradient fill in MS PowerPoint 2007 and 2013 versions. In this tutorial, I have mainly covered

  1. How to use Gradient fill in PowerPoint slides background
  2. How to use Gradient fill in Text in PowerPoint
  3. How to use Gradient fill in Shape in PowerPoint

Let’s start the tutorial…

How to use Gradient Fill in PowerPoint

How to use Gradient fill in PowerPoint slides

You can design the default MS PowerPoint presentation slides background colors with awesome gradient colors combination. It’s quite an easy task you can easily do this, follow the simple steps as mention below to use gradient fill in PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2013.

PowerPoint 2007

1. Open PowerPoint 2007 and click on the Design tab > Background Style (this option will be seen in the top-right corner) then click on Format Background

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    2. Now select the File option then select the Gradient fill option. Here you can use preset colors (click on the color button, then the color dialog box will be open, then select a preset color).

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    3. To add more color click on Add button (under gradient stops) and then click on the color option to select the color. If you want to remove a color then select the Stop and then click on the Remove button.

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    That’s done.

    PowerPoint 2013

    1. Open PowerPoint 2013 and click on the DESIGN tab > Format Background > Fill > Gradient Fill  

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    2. Now customize the color as your project needs. You can use preset gradient colors, change the type of the gradient color as liner, radial, rectangular, path, shade from the title, also you can use the angle option to edit the color.
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    3. To Edit the color, just click the color on the gradient stop and then move the stop position. 

    If you want to add more color then click on the plus button and to remove the color click on the color and then click on the cross button.
    That’s done simply. How it’s easy!

    How to use Gradient fill in Text in PowerPoint

    Yeah, you can use the gradient fill feature on the text in the MS PowerPoint slides and make the text of your PPT slides unique awesome, and creative. You can easily do it, just follow the complete steps as given below in your PowerPoint 2007 or PowerPoint 2013.

    PowerPoint 2007

    1. Open PowerPoint 2007 and then click on the Insert option, then click on the Text Box option and then type your text. 

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      2. Now select all the text and then click on the Format option under Drawing Tools, then click on the Text Fill option and then select the Gradient option and then click on the More Gradients option.
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      3. Now select the Gradient Fill option under the Text Fill option and then select color, type, and angle. If you want to add multiple colors in the text, then click on the Add button and then select the color.

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        After all done click on the close button.

        That’s done, you have successfully added gradient fill color in your PPT slide text. 

        PowerPoint 2013

        1. Open PowerPoint 2013 and then click on the INSERT option and then click on the Text Box option, then type your text
        2. Now select all the text and then click on the FORMAT option under the DRAWING TOOLS option, then click on the Text Fill option and then click the Gradient option, then More Gradient option.
        3. Then the Format Shape options will display on the right side, select the TEXT OPTIONS and then TEXT FILL option, then select the Gradient Fill option
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        That’s done successfully. How it’s easy!

        How to use Gradient fill on Shapes in PowerPoint

        Yeah, definitely you can also use the gradient color fill feature to fill colors on shapes in MS PowerPoint. Follow the steps mentioned below correctly to fill gradient color on shapes in Your PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2013 slides.

        PowerPoint 2007

        1. Open PowerPoint 2007 and go to the Insert > Shapes and insert a shape

        2. Now right-click on the shape and then click on the Format Shape Gradient Fill [under the Fill option]

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        After all, set just click on the close button.

        That’s done.

        PowerPoint 2013

        1. Open PowerPoint 2013 and go to the INSERT Shape, then insert a shape

        2. Then go to the FORMAT [under the DRAWING TOOLS ]. Now click on the Text Fill > Gradient > More Gradients  


        3. Then the Format Shape option will display on the left side and select SHAPE OPTIONS > Fill Gradient Fill 

          That’s done. You have successfully fill gradient color on your PowerPoint slide shapes. 
          For a video tutorial, you can watch our tutorial video on how to use gradient fill in PowerPoint given below.

            

          That’s all about how you can use the Gradient fill tool in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2013.
          I hope this tutorial should help you to learn about the use of the Gradient fill tool. If you like to read our tutorials then please do share them on social platforms – Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc. And if you have any queries related to this topic let me know in the comment section below, I’ll definitely try to answer them.
          Pranjyoti Patgiri
          Hi, myself Pranjyoti Patgiri founder and fountainhead of PatgiriDigital. A passionate Blogger who like to share tech guide, online money making tips, best gadgets, deals & offers, etc on this Blog.
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