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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Adding text to slides

PowerPoint 2013 provides a number of layouts for your slides that already have different areas blocked out for you. Some slides include text areas and picture areas. Others include text and media. Whichever format you choose, you can easily add text to the slide by clicking in a text box and typing the content that you want to add. Once you add the text you can edit it easily or change the format to suit your preferences for the font, size, color, and alignment.

Add slide text

  1. When you start with a new presentation, PowerPoint displays the title page by default.

  2. To add the first text, click in the area labeled Click To Add Title (on touchscreen devices, this label reads Tap To Add Title).

  3. Type the title of your presentation. ...

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