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Formatting PowerPoint 2007 Slide Elements

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How to Find and Replace Text in PowerPoint 2007

If you need to find specific text in your PowerPoint presentation, you can use the Search feature. PowerPoint allows you to search all the slides in your presentation and replace text in just a few easy [more…]

How to Adjust a Connector in PowerPoint 2007

Chances are a PowerPoint connector will need adjusting to make it fit correctly between the two shapes on your PowerPoint slide. PowerPoint lets you click to select your connector and follow these techniques [more…]

How to Edit Text on a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

In PowerPoint 2007, you have to select text before you can edit it. To edit text in your PowerPoint presentation, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Adjust the Space Between Paragraphs on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

PowerPoint’s Paragraph dialog box lets you adjust the space between paragraphs on your PowerPoint slides to fit more lines in a text box or frame or to spread out the paragraphs so that they fill the text [more…]

Select Text in PowerPoint 2007

Editing text in PowerPoint 2007 requires that you first select the text. The following list shows methods for selecting blocks of text on a PowerPoint slide: [more…]

How to Edit Text in PowerPoint 2007

Whether you need to edit text in a New PowerPoint 2007 presentation or revising an existing presentation, editing text in PowerPoint requires just a few simple steps. [more…]

How to Insert a Movie from the Clip Organizer into a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

If you have movie clips stored on your computer, PowerPoint lets you insert the movie from the Clip Organizer into a PowerPoint slide. To add a movie from the Clip Organizer into your PowerPoint presentation [more…]

How to Apply Background Styles in PowerPoint 2007

When you apply a color theme to your PowerPoint presentation, PowerPoint offers background styles consisting of four colors and three fills, and three fill effects. These three fills are Subtle, Moderate [more…]

How to Create Nested Lists on a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

PowerPoint lets you create nested lists inside another bulleted numbered list on your PowerPoint slides. Nested numbered lists are not as used as commonly, because the presentation often looks awkward, [more…]

How to Distribute Objects Evenly in PowerPoint 2007 Slides

The PowerPoint Distribute Horizontally and Distribute Vertically commands come in handy for laying out objects on your PowerPoint slide. These PowerPoint commands arrange objects so that the same amount [more…]

How to Create Numbered Lists in PowerPoint 2007

As you design your PowerPoint slides you might want to create a numbered list of topics or important points. If you want your PowerPoint slide to include a numbered list, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Add Bulleted Lists to Diagrams in PowerPoint 2007

Some PowerPoint diagram shapes have built-in bulleted lists, but no matter whether a PowerPoint shape is prepared to be bulleted or not, you can enter bullets. Select a PowerPoint shape on the diagram [more…]

Line Up Objects on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slide

Lining up objects on a PowerPoint slide gives your presentation polish. The PowerPoint Drawing Tools tab enables you to line up your PowerPoint objects. To align your object, click the Drawing Tools tab [more…]

How to Package Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation on a CD

Sometimes you need to share a PowerPoint presentation with someone who doesn’t own a copy of PowerPoint. Fortunately, PowerPoint includes a Package for CD command that creates a CD that creates a CD with [more…]

Draw on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

PowerPoint has powerful drawing tools for creating drawings on your PowerPoint slides. The following section include general tips for drawing pictures. [more…]

How to Attach Arrowheads to Lines in PowerPoint 2007 Slides

Using arrows on your PowerPoint slides is an easy way to indicate flow. PowerPoint offers arrowheads in different sizes and shapes. PowerPoint lets you attach arrowheads on either side or both sides of [more…]

How to Play a Track from a CD During Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

You aren’t limited to single sounds in your PowerPoint presentations. PowerPoint can also tell your CD player to play tracks. To access a CD in your PowerPoint presentation, pop it into your computer’s [more…]

Make a PowerPoint 2007 Object 3-D

PowerPoint lets you give objects on your slides a third dimension. PowerPoint objects in 3-D look bigger and more solid. PowerPoint offers all kinds of commands for giving objects a third dimension. However [more…]

How to Add Color to Your PowerPoint 2007 Text

The formatting of the text in your PowerPoint presentation determines whether your slides have maximum impact and appeal. PowerPoint presents many options for formatting text. Color is one way to draw [more…]

How to Apply Bold, Italics, or Underlines to PowerPoint 2007 Text

PowerPoint 2007 provides four font styles you can use on your PowerPoint slides. Bold, italic, and underline are handy for emphasizing text. Regular is just PowerPoint’s way of denoting an absence of any [more…]

How to Assign Action Buttons in Your PowerPoint 2007

When a user clicks an action button during a PowerPoint slide show, PowerPoint takes the action you have assigned to it. Action buttons in a PowerPoint presentation can make it easy for someone to view [more…]

Draw Simple Objects on PowerPoint 2007 Slides

To draw an object on a PowerPoint slide, open the Insert tab on the PowerPoint Ribbon. Then click the Shapes button (located in the Illustrations group) to reveal a gallery of shapes you can choose from [more…]

How to Change the Tab Settings on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

PowerPoint displays tab stop markers on the ruler. By default, PowerPoint tab stops are left-aligned. PowerPoint offers two ways to change tab settings: Open the Tabs dialog box from the Home tab or with [more…]

Put a Shadow on a PowerPoint 2007 Object

PowerPoint offers ready-made shadows and, if you are working with a PowerPoint shape, you can fashion a shadow of your own. PowerPoint’s Format Shape dialog box offers plenty of options. The easiest way [more…]

How to Change the Direction of a PowerPoint 2007 Diagram

If your PowerPoint diagram is horizontally oriented, you can flip it over so that the rightmost shape in your diagram becomes the leftmost shape, and vice versa. If there are arrows in your diagram, PowerPoint [more…]

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