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Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 Plain & Simple by Nancy Muir

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Manipulating Placeholders

With the exception of text boxes (covered in Chapter 9) placeholders are where you create the elements of your presentation. They contain text, drawings, pictures, charts, and more. Placeholders provide an easy way to arrange the components of each slide, and because they come with certain predesigned formatting, they make adding everything from a bulleted list to a chart easy. By selecting a placeholder (made easier with the new Selection and Visibility pane in PowerPoint 2007), you can align the contents of placeholders and format their backgrounds and borders.

Use the Selection and Visibility Pane

  1. Display the slide you ...

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