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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Editing Slides

Slides can contain text, bulleted and numbered lists, tables, and other content such as clip art and charts. In most cases, you can make changes to each of these elements directly on the slide itself, in Normal view.

Adding and Editing Text

The highest-level points in a presentation's outline appear as slide titles. Everything else in the outline appears in the slides'text placeholders. The outline links to the slide strictly and exclusively via the title placeholder and the text placeholder.

If you try to enter more text than a placeholder can accommodate, PowerPoint automatically tries to shrink the text to fit within the confines of the placeholder. First, it tries to reduce the spacing between lines. If that doesn't work, it ...

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