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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Negrino

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Chapter 4. Getting the Type Right

In Chapter 2, I strongly suggested that you write most of your presentation in the PowerPoint or Word Outline view. I’m not backing off from that advice; focusing on your presentation’s text, rather than the text on your slides, will lead you to write better presentations.

But sooner or later, you will need to work with the text on your slides, and that’s what this chapter is all about. For this chapter, at least, I’ll assume that you’ll be entering text directly onto slides.

PowerPoint showcases Office 2007’s improved text handling, layout, and display abilities, and you’ve got better control over the appearance and style of text within PowerPoint 2007, compared to previous versions. In this chapter, you’ll learn ...

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