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 by right-clicking the word and choosing Synonyms on the shortcut menu.
To search for a good synonym, click the word in question and open the Thesaurus on the Research task pane with one of these techniques:
Right-click the word and choose Synonyms→Thesaurus.
Go to the Review tab and click the Thesaurus button.
The Research task pane offers a list of synonyms:
Choose a synonym: Move the pointer over the synonym you want, open its drop-down list, and choose Insert.
Find a synonym for a synonym: If a synonym intrigues you, click it. The task pane displays a new list of synonyms.
Search for antonyms: If you can’t think of the right word, try typing its antonym in the Search for box and then looking for an antonym of an antonym in the Research task pane.
Revisit a word list: Click the Back button as many times as necessary. If you go back too far, you can always click its companion Forward button.