Adding Punch to Your Bulleted Lists

In most PowerPoint 2007 presentations, you’ll see at least one slide with a bulleted list. Some presentations go overboard and include multiple slides with bulleted lists. Although these lists are easier for audiences to understand and follow at a glance, using several within one presentation can make a viewer’s eyes glaze over. The next time you add a bulleted list to your presentation, consider converting the text to a SmartArt graphic. This gives your information a stronger visual impact, adds style, and cuts down on the appearance of repetitive slides for viewers, as you can see in Figure 17-2.

Instead of using repetitive bulleted lists on every slide, you can now easily convert your bulleted lists to graphics using the SmartArt conversion feature. A single click can take your bulleted lists from boring to eye-catching.

Figure 17-2. Instead ...

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