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Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Step by Step by Joyce Cox and Joan Lambert

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Chapter 3. Work with Slide Text

Chapter at a Glance

Work with Slide Text

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Enter text in placeholders.

Add text boxes.

Edit text.

Correct and size text while typing.

Check spelling and choose the best words.

Find and replace text and fonts.

In later chapters of this book, we show you ways to add fancy effects to electronic presentations so that you can really grab the attention of your audience. But no amount of animation, jazzy colors, and supporting pictures will convey your message if the words on the slides are inadequate to the task.

For most of your presentations, text is the foundation on which you build everything else. Even ...

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