1. Most of PowerPoint´s basic text formatting are found on the Home tab of the ribbon.2. There are two groups of text formatting tools on the Ribbon: the font group and the paragraph group.
Fonts Fonts are sets of characters, numbers, and symbols in a specific style or design. Power point presentations have two fonts: one for headings and one for body text. A theme is a set of formatting specifications, including the colors, fonts, graphic effects, and slide layouts available.
Applying font styles and effects
Changing font color Use the Font Color button in the font group to access a palette of colors you can apply to selected text. Format Painter Format painter is a tool that copies formatting from one block of text to another.
Indentation Indentation controls the horizontal spacing of a paragraph. Line spacing controls its vertical spacing. There are two indentation settings:1. Hanging: a reverse indent.2. First Line: a standard first-line indent.3. (none): this setting revomes any special indents for the first line.
Numbered Lists Wordart fill color PowerPoint enables The WordArt fill you to create color is the color you numbered lists to see inside teh place a list of WordArt characters. itemized information You can change in numeric order. color or apply a special effect.
Texture Textures are graphics that repeat to fill an object with a surface that resembles a familiar material. Outline Color Most WordArt styles include a colored outline around the edges of the WordArt characters. Special Effects You can apply special effects to your WordArt objects, such as shadows, reflections, glows, transformations, and more.
Formatting textwith WordArt Adding Text Boxstyles You can apply Text boxes can be WordArt styles to used to place text any text in a slide. on a slide anyplace you want it.
Resizing a text box Text boxes can be resized. The height automatically fots the content A text box has eight resizing handles.
Applying texture and pattern fills A texture fills repeats a small graphic to fill the area. A pattern fill is a repeating pattern that consists of a background color and a foreground color.cChanging text box shape and applyingeffects You can apply special effects to text boxes as you can to WordArt, drawn shapes, and other objects. These effects include reflection, glow, 3-D effects, etc…
Orienting text in a text box You can change the text direction in a text box. Setting the margins in a text box set the margins in PowerPoint enables you to a text box. Aligning text boxes on a slide You can align the text box itself with other objects on the slide.
Checking Spelling The spelling feature compares each word in the presentation to its buiult-in and custom dictionaries.
The thesaurus Is a reference book or utility that offers suggestions for words that are similar in meaning to the word you are looking up or that are opposite in meaning.