Formatting PowerPoint 2007 Slide Elements

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What Is a PowerPoint 2007 Object?

Slides in a PowerPoint 2007 presentation are filled with objects, such as text, clip art, charts, and graphs. Most objects on your PowerPoint2007 slides are text objects, which let you type text on your [more…]

How to Add a Sound from the Microsoft Web Site to Your PowerPoint Slide

PowerPoint lets you insert sound files into your PowerPoint Slides. Many basic sounds come with PowerPoint. Many more useful sounds are available on the Microsoft Web site. To search Microsoft for a sound [more…]

How to Edit PowerPoint 2007 SmartArt Text

PowerPoint includes a nifty feature called SmartArt, which lets you add several different types of useful diagrams to your slides. With SmartArt, you can create List, Process, Cycle, Hierarchy, Relationship [more…]

How to Find a Word with the PowerPoint 2007 Thesaurus

If a word you need in your PowerPoint presentation is on the tip of your tongue but you can’t quite remember it, give PowerPoint’s Thesaurus a shot. To find synonyms for a word on a PowerPoint slide, start [more…]

How to Fix a Top-Heavy Title on PowerPoint 2007 Slides

A top-heavy title occurs in longer titles, when most of the words appear on the top line but one or two drop to a second line. Unsightly top-heavy titles look especially bad on PowerPoint slides, where [more…]

Choose a Text Font in Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

If you don’t like the text font that is used in your PowerPoint 2007 presentation, you can switch to a different font. To change the font for existing text, follow these steps: [more…]

How to Use Text as a Background on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slide

Text on the background of a PowerPoint slide can be very cool, especially if you slant the words or turn them on their side. You need a text box on the PowerPoint slide so create one by clicking the Insert [more…]

How to Create a Hyperlink to Another Slide in PowerPoint 2007

A PowerPoint hyperlink is text or a graphic that you click to summon another PowerPoint slide, or presentation, or a Word document or Excel spreadsheet. Your PowerPoint hyperlink may also lead to a page [more…]

Add a New Paragraph in a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

To add a new paragraph to a slide with the PowerPoint outline that appears on the PowerPoint Outline tab, move the insertion point to the end of the paragraph that you want the new paragraph to follow [more…]

Promote or Demote Paragraphs in PowerPoint 2007

Promoting a paragraph in PowerPoint moves it up one level in the outline. To promote a paragraph, on your PowerPoint slide, place the cursor in the paragraph and then press Shift+Tab or click the Decrease [more…]

Working with Text in a Foreign Language in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint gives you the opportunity to construct presentations in foreign languages or include foreign-language text in an English PowerPoint presentation, and still be able to spell check your work. [more…]

How to Use a PowerPoint Slide Master

Creating a slide master in PowerPoint is like making a custom design template. Use a theme, set up a slide style, and apply it to your slide show. This video shows how to customize your own slide master [more…]

How to Work with PowerPoint Themes

PowerPoint themes let you apply preset colors, fonts, and background designs through your whole presentation. You can also customize a theme to fit your own tastes and save it for use later. This video [more…]

How to Format Text Boxes in a PowerPoint Presentation

Your PowerPoint presentations gain visual appeal with Microsoft options available for text box formatting. This video shows you how to adjust fonts, point sizes of your letters, text alignment and color [more…]
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