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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 by Lisa A. Bucki

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3.8. Format Text Font and Size

The applied font gives text a certain style. Some fonts are playful, others more formal. Fonts are divided into four main types: serif, with cross strokes on the letter ends; sans serif, with no cross strokes; script, which looks handwritten; and decorative. The right text size is important for readability.

Format Text Font and Size

1 Click a placeholder to select it.

2 Drag in the placeholder to select the text to be formatted.

NOTE

You can move the mouse pointer over selected text to display a floating toolbar with buttons for formatting the text.

3 Click the Home tab, if needed.

4 Click the Dialog Box Launcher ...

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