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Formatting Slides in PowerPoint 2007

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Change the Layout of Master Slides in PowerPoint 2007

Changing the layout of a PowerPoint master slide entails changing the position and size of text frames and content frames on your PowerPoint slides, as well as removing these frames. PowerPoint content [more…]

How to Change the Handout Master in PowerPoint 2007

The PowerPoint Handout Master contains formatting information that’s applied automatically to your PowerPoint presentation. You can modify the Handout Master to meet your needs. [more…]

How to Time Slides in a Self-Running PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

After you’ve created your self-running PowerPoint presentation, the next task is to tell PowerPoint how long to keep each slide on-screen. As you decide, imagine how long viewers would like each slide [more…]

Change the Size of PowerPoint 2007 Slides

PowerPoint presentations are designed to fill a computer monitor screen. If your PowerPoint slides aren’t doing that, you may have inherited an old PowerPoint presentation with slides that need resizing [more…]

How to Create a Color Scheme in PowerPoint

Each Microsoft PowerPoint theme includes a built-in color scheme to apply to your slides. If you don’t like the available choices, you can create custom color schemes in PowerPoint to use in your presentation [more…]

How to Set Tabs and Indents in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint enables you to set tab stops to control the placement of text within a text object. However in most PowerPoint presentations, each paragraph is indented according to its level in the outline [more…]

How to Hide Background Objects on a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

PowerPoint Slide Masters enable you to add background objects that appear on every PowerPoint slide in your presentation. You can, however, hide the background objects for selected slides. You can also [more…]

Design the PowerPoint 2007 Page Setup

The PowerPoint 2007 Page Setup group consists of a Slide Orientation control so you can display your PowerPoint presentation in Landscape mode (the default) or Portrait mode. You should use Portrait mode [more…]

How to Change the Notes Master in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint lets you create notes pages with a reduced image of your PowerPoint slide, and any notes that go along with the slide. When printed, notes pages are formatted according to the Notes Master. [more…]

How to Create a Navigation Toolbar on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

Grouping PowerPoint action buttons into a navigation toolbar makes a PowerPoint slide show easy to navigate. The bottom of the PowerPoint Slide Master is a good place to add navigation. Beginning, Backward [more…]

How to Add Recurring Text to All the Slides in Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

When creating a PowerPoint presentation, it is often useful to include recurring text or objects in each PowerPoint slide. To add recurring text, follow this procedure: [more…]

How to Change the Direction of Header Row Text in PowerPoint 2007

In a top-heavy PowerPoint table in which the header row cells — the cells in the first row — contain text and the cells below contain numbers, consider changing the direction of the text in the header [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 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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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