Note: Be aware of the meeting requirements for the size of your poster. Conference planners often specify how big a poster should be or how much space they can allocate to you. It's easiest if you establish your desired poster size prior to adding text and graphics. It can be changed later, but it will most likely require you to readjust all your poster content.
You can easily change the background to include one or more colors. To create a slide with a single, solid background color:
To create a slide with a single gradient color or multiple colors:
The colors of a gradient background are composed of stops. Each stop is a different color or different shade of the same color. Notice that you can add more stops or delete stops. To change the color scheme:
There are several fill types to choose from including Linear, Radial, Rectangular, and Path. Use the Type pull-down menu to change the design of the slide.
You can display a grid, guides, and ruler to help with the placement of your poster elements.