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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003 by Read Gilgen

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Chapter 5. Working with Text Objects

In this chapter

  • Become an expert at creating and modifying title boxes

  • Learn more about bullets and how to make them appear one by one

  • Learn to use the spelling and style checkers

  • Discover how to create, move, copy, and rotate text boxes

  • Learn how to add color, lines, and fills to any text box

Unlike typical word processing documents that consist of linear streams of text, PowerPoint documents are built with objects—brushstrokes of text or images arranged on the artistic canvas of a slide in accordance with the creative desires of the presenter.

In this chapter you’ll learn how to add and modify all manner of text objects. Much of what you’ll learn about text objects also applies to other object boxes.

Understanding ...

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