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

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Formatting Objects

Objects, including clip art, WordArt, pictures, and shapes that you draw on your slides, can all be formatted in several ways. You can fill an object with color or a pattern, change the outline of the shape by modifying the line style and thickness, and apply a wide variety of effects such as softening the edges or applying a 3-D rotation effect. Together these formatting options let you customize an object to make it appear just the way you want it to.

Apply a Fill Color or Effect

  1. Select a shape, text box, or WordArt object.

  2. Click ...

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