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How to Move Text on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

The PowerPoint outline is a handy way to rearrange your presentation. You can change the order of points on a PowerPoint slide, or you can rearrange the order of the slides. To rearrange your presentation [more…]

How to Change a PowerPoint 2007 Object’s Size

Usually when you place a PowerPoint object on a slide, you have to change its size (and sometimes its proportions as well). PowerPoint lets you set Height and Width measurements or drag a selection handle [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…]

Select PowerPoint 2007 Objects

Before you can edit a PowerPoint 2007 object on a slide, you have to select it. In PowerPoint presentations, objects can be text, graphics, clipart, shapes and so on. [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 Translate Text in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint offers a little gizmo for translating words and phrases from one language to another. PowerPoint’s translator is good only for translating single words and well-known phrases. To translate an [more…]

How to Format a PowerPoint 2007 Text Frame To Hold Normal Paragraphs

Most PowerPoint text frames are designed to hold bulleted lists. When you click to add text in a PowerPoint text frame, your text becomes the first item in a bulleted list. When you press the Enter key [more…]

How to Create a Text Box on Your PowerPoint 2007 Slide

A PowerPoint text box is a special type of shape designed to hold text on the slides in your PowerPoint presentations. To create a text box, follow these steps: [more…]

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 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…]

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 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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

What is in a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

PowerPoint 2007 presentations comprise one or more slides. Each slide can contain text, graphics, and other elements. Several PowerPoint features work together to help you easily format attractive slides [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…]

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…]

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…]

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