IN THIS CHAPTER
Setting program defaults
Configuring the Trust Center
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing the Ribbon
Although PowerPoint works great right out-of-the-box, it can work even better for you with a few tweaks. You can change program defaults and customize the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon to make PowerPoint your own.
PowerPoint contains a large assortment of customizable program settings. Some of these settings make purely cosmetic changes to the interface, whereas others enable or disable timesaving or safety features.
You can access most options by selecting File
The Trust Center is a separate dialog box from the main PowerPoint options; it contains categories for controlling the permissions that users, programs, and Internet sites have, to access your computer through PowerPoint. After clicking the Trust Center category in the PowerPoint Options dialog box, you can click the Trust Center Settings button to access it.
Table 24.1. PowerPoint Options
User Interface options
Show Mini Toolbar on selection
Shows or hides the floating mini toolbar when you select text.
Enable Live Preview
Shows a preview of a setting when you move your mouse pointer over it in a gallery. For example, if you hover over a different theme on the ...