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So far I've only found a way to change the background color by right-clicking the slide and going to Slide > Page Setup > Background > Color, but it only shows a fixed selection of colors, like this:

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I was wondering if it was possible to actually specify the color using the hexadecimal notation?

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Sort of. You need to add a color to the list. Select Format -> Area, then seldect the Color tab. You can enter color as RGB (0 to 255) or CMYK.

OO color picker

It's pretty easy to convert the 0 - 255 decimal values to hex.

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