By Peter Weverka

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 entire PowerPoint presentation, you have to seek the help of a real, native speaker.

Select the word or phrase that needs translating and follow these steps to translate text:

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1Go to the Review tab.

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2Click the Translate button.

The Research task pane opens.

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3Under Translation, choose a From option and a To option.

For example, to translate from English to Spanish, choose English in the From drop-down list and Spanish in the To drop-down list.