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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Changing the Size, Alignment, Spacing, and Look of Text

Earlier in this chapter we discussed the AutoFit feature, which shrinks the size of text that overflows a placeholder so that it fits in the allocated space. If you want to keep the size of the text in a presentation consistent, you can turn off this automatic text shrinking. You then have two ways to adjust the size of placeholders to fit their text:

  • By manually dragging the handles around a selected placeholder

  • By clicking Resize Shape To Fit Text on the Text Box page of the Format Shape dialog box

See Also

For more information about AutoFit, see Correcting and Sizing Text While Typing earlier in this chapter.

Of course, you can also manually control the size of text by using options in the ...

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