Chapter 15: Working with Slide Text


In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Add and manipulate text.

  • Change size , alignment, and spacing.

  • Find and replace text and fonts.

  • Correct text while typing.

  • Check spelling and presentation styles.

  • Choose the best word.

In Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, you can add text directly to the slides of a presentation and then modify the text to fine-tune your message. You have complete control over the placement and position of slide text. With PowerPoint, you have several alternatives for placing text in text objects on your slides:

  • Text placeholders for entering slide titles and subtitles

  • Text labels for short notes and phrases

  • Word processing boxes for longer text.

You can also place text inside objects such as circles, rectangles, or stars.

In this chapter, you will create several kinds of text objects. You will also edit text, change its appearance, find and replace words and phrases, and replace fonts. You will watch PowerPoint correct errors as you type them, check spelling, check presentation styles, and use the Thesaurus to find the word that best suits your presentation.

See Also  

Do you need only a quick refresher on the topics in this chapter? See the Quick Reference entries on page xxxiii.


 On the CD    Before you can use the practice files in this chapter, you need to install them from the book s companion CD to their default location. See Using the Book s CD-ROM on page xxi for more information.

Microsoft Office 2003 Step by Step
MicrosoftВ® Office ExcelВ® 2003 Step by Step (Step By Step (Microsoft))
ISBN: 0735615187
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 350
Authors: Curtis Frye

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