To select new theme effects:
powerpoint makes it easy to apply new theme effects, which can quickly change the appearance of shapes in your presentation.
- From the Design tab, click the drop-down arrow in the Variants group.
Clicking the drop-down arrow
- Select Effects, then hover the mouse over the different theme effects to see a live preview.
- Select the desired theme effects.
Selecting new theme effects
- The presentation will update to show the new theme effects.
Applying new theme effects will change the different shape styles available from the Format tab when editing a shape or SmartArt graphic.