Editing Footer in PowerPoint

Issue/Question

When I click on the footer in PowerPoint nothing happens.

Environment

  • Microsoft Office Suite
    • PowerPoint 2016

Resolution

To edit all slides and have the same footer

  1. Open PowerPoint.
  2. Click View.
  3. Click Slide Master.
  4. Ensure the slide style you would like to edit is selected.
  5. Click on the text in the footer.
  6. Edit or delete the footer. 
  7. This will apply the footer to all slides of that style. 

To edit one slide with a unique footer

  1. Open PowerPoint
  2. Click Insert
  3. Click Header & Footer
  4. Check the Footer box
  5. Click Apply to apply to only the one slide, or Apply to All to apply to all slides. 
  6. The footer will now be listed on the slide. 
  7. Click the blank footer area and type in your desired footer. 

Details

Article ID: 2893
Created
Mon 10/16/17 3:55 PM
Modified
Fri 2/19/21 3:30 PM