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Lesson 7 proofing slides


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Lesson 7 proofing slides

  1. 1. Proofing slides<br />Lesson 7 ( Powerpoint )<br />
  2. 2. Do you have trouble spelling? Could you use help choosing words sometimes? Are you a bad typist? If so, don't be worried. PowerPoint provides you with several proofing features that will help you produce a professional, error-free presentation. In this lesson you will learn about the proofing in PowerPoint, including how to use the spelling tool in various ways.<br />
  3. 3. To Use the Spelling Check Feature:<br />Right-click the underlined word. A menu will appear.<br />Select the correct spelling of the word from the listed suggestions.<br />Left-click the word. It will appear in the document.<br />You can choose to Ignore an underlined word, add it to the dictionary, or go to the Spelling dialog box.<br />
  4. 4. To Add a Word to the Dictionary:<br />Right-click the underlined word. A menu will appear.<br />Select Add to Dictionary.<br />Once the word is added to the dictionary, it will not appear underlined when it is used again.<br />
  5. 5. To Spell Check the Entire Presentation:<br />Select the Review tab.<br />Click the Spelling command in the Proofing group. A dialog box will appear.<br />
  6. 6. Locate the word that is not in the dictionary.<br />
  7. 7. Decide whether you want to Ignore the word or Change it.<br />f you want to Ignore the word, click Ignore or Ignore All, to ignore all instances of the word.<br />If you want to change the word, select the correct spelling from the Suggestions list.<br />Click Change or Change All, to change all instances of the word.<br />Continue through the spell check process until the entire presentation is checked. A dialog box will appear letting you know the presentation has been checked.<br />Click OK.<br />There are additional buttons in the Spelling dialog box. You can add a word to the dictionary, close the dialog box, look for other suggestions, and more.<br />
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  9. 9. Other Proofing Commands<br />Research: Opens a task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint window. From here you can search dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other material for information about a selected word or phrase.<br />Thesaurus: Opens a Research task pane with the thesaurus tool selected. You can use the thesaurus to identify words that have a similar meaning to another word.<br />Translate: Opens a Research task pane with the translation tool selected. This tool translates text from one language to another<br />.Language: Opens a dialog box where you can set the language the PowerPoint Spelling tool will use to check the presentations.<br />
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  11. 11. Proofing Options<br />In addition to the proofing tools on the Review tab, there are proofing options that you can set in your PowerPoint Options dialog box.<br />
  12. 12. To Access Your Proofing PowerPoint Options:<br />Click the Microsoft Office Button.<br />Click PowerPoint Options. The dialog box will appear.<br />
  13. 13. Click Proofing on the left side of the PowerPoint Options dialog box.<br />
  14. 14. From here, you can edit your proofing options that determine how the proofing features operate in PowerPoint.<br />