"PowerPoint Text Formatting - Easily Format Text in PowerPoint 2007!"


One of the skills that you need to master is the PowerPoint text formatting oprions.

With the PowerPoint 2007 rich features, format text to your presentation slides become an easy task, such as font (typeface), size, color, italic, bold, etc. You can change text attributes before, during or after you have typed the text.

You may wish to enhance your text further by adding bullets, and there are various options available to change the shape, color and size of bullets. You also can rearrange the text in your presentation by changing the alignment, indents, line and paragraph spacing.

Remember, select the text that you want to adjust then apply the formatting. Note that it is possible to select either single or multiple objects.


To change the font used by selected text

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Font drop down menu and select the desire font.
  • PowerPoint 2007 font type


To change font size

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Size drop down menu and select the desire size.


To format text as bold

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Bold icon.


To format text as italic

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Italic icon.


To format text with underline

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Underline icon.


To format text with strikethrough

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Strikethrough icon.


To format text with shadow

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Text Shadow icon.


To format text with different character spacing

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Character Spacing drop down menu and select one of the options.
  • PowerPoint 2007 font character spacing

  • To set custom spacing, choose More Spacing from the drop-down menu.
  • PowerPoint 2007 font dialog box

  • Choose either Expanded or Condensed from the Spacing: drop-down list, and then enter a number of points by which to expand or condense.
  • Click OK button when finish.


To format text with different case

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the Change Case drop down menu and select one of the options below:
  • PowerPoint 2007 change case options


To format text with a color

  • Select the text to be change.
  • On the Home tab, in the Font group, click on down arrow to the right of the Font Color icon.
  • PowerPoint 2007 font color

  • Select the desire color from the Theme or Standard Colors displayed.


Related Topics:

Using Default or Custom Bullets Wisely in Your PowerPoint 2007 Slides

How to Add and Change the PowerPoint 2007 Numbered Lists?

Creating and Resizing Text Box in PowerPoint 2007



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