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How to Change Theme Fonts in PowerPoint 2007

Choosing a theme in PowerPoint sets the theme fonts, establishing a font for your headings and another for your body text. If you don’t want to use the theme fonts associated with the theme you’ve chosen [more…]

How to Control How Text Fits in PowerPoint 2007 Text Frames and Text Boxes

When PowerPoint text doesn’t fit in a text placeholder frame or text box, the PowerPoint AutoFit mechanism makes it fit. In a text frame, PowerPoint shrinks space between lines and the text. PowerPoint [more…]

How to Create Fancy Text with WordArt in PowerPoint 2007

For PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft has integrated WordArt into PowerPoint, so that you can apply WordArt formatting to any text in your presentation. Follow these steps to transform mundane text into something [more…]

How to Add Shadows or Emboss Your Text in PowerPoint 2007

Adding a shadow behind your PowerPoint text can make the text stand out and make your entire slide easier to read. For that reason, many of the PowerPoint templates use shadows. Embossed text looks like [more…]

How to Make Text Jiggle in PowerPoint 2007

You can choose PowerPoint text on a slide and make it jiggle. This animation works best if the PowerPoint text has a font like Cosmic or Jokerman. By using a very small motion path and setting the timing [more…]

How to Use the Format Painter to Change the Look of PowerPoint 2007 Text

When you’re in a hurry to change the look of text and reformat paragraphs on your PowerPoint 2007 slides, consider using the PowerPoint Format Painter. This nifty tool works something like a paintbrush [more…]

How to Override the Master Text Style in PowerPoint 2007

The PowerPoint Slide Master specifies a text style but you can format your PowerPoint slide’s text while you’re working in Normal View. The formatting changes you make apply only to the selected text. [more…]

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 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 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 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 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…]

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