Formatting text on a slide


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Formatting text on a slide

When you add text to a slide using the placeholders that are there already for you in a slide layout and as part of a theme, typically the formatting of that text is taking care of. It'll always be the right size. It'll always look right, be the right color, et cetera. But when you start adding your own text, using your own text boxes, or even using a shape, for example, like we did in the previous movie, you may need to format the text to look proper. That's what we're going to do using our Orientation presentation here. We do have a shape with some text inside.

You can see the text is way too small for the shape, and it's not the best color either. So there are some options for formatting this text. The first step though, is to select that text. We'll just go inside the text area. Click once, and you'll notice the entire shape is selected, because we've added the text to a shape. This could apply to a text box as well, what we're doing here. But because i...

Formatting text on a slide
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Formatting text on a slide provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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PowerPoint for Mac
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