Understanding Color Schemes
Every presentation has at least one color scheme. A presentation with more than one set of slide masters can have more than one color scheme. A color scheme can be a set of custom colors that you choose, or it can be the default color scheme. Understanding color schemes helps you create professional-looking presentations that use an appropriate balance of color for your presentation content.
The default color schemes in PowerPoint are made up of a palette of eight colors. These colors appear on the menu when you click the Fill Color or Font Color button list arrow on the Drawing toolbar.
These eight colors correspond to the following elements in a presentation: