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Do you want to add a bunch of countdown timer slides right at the beginning of your slide deck? All you need to do is download this presentation, and add these slides as you need.
Like many other tasks you do in PowerPoint, inserting a new slide can be done in multiple ways. You just need to find a way that works best for you. The following steps show you how you can do this simple task in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.
Do you want to add a degree symbol on your slide? Or do you want to add one of the currency symbols? Or even the trademark or copyright symbols? PowerPoint provides several ways to add such symbols, but the most straightforward option is to use the Symbol dialog box. Let us now explore how you can add symbols within your text containers in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.
We begin with a feature by Richard Foster-Fletcher of Toastmasters, who looks explores Key Steps for Feedback When Someone Has Done a Dreadful Job. We also bring you an interview with Jessica Miller of easyPDF, an online tool that lets you convert PDFs into editable PowerPoint slides for no cost. And then we look at some cool guidelines for animation in PowerPoint.
PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn how to Reset, Export, and Import QAT Customizations. PowerPoint 2016 for Mac will explore how to Edit Points for Shapes. And PowerPoint 2013 for Windows users can know more about Text Alignment. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last week.
PowerPoint and indeed all Microsoft Office programs allow you to work with a particular object only if it is selected. For example, you select a shape to make changes to the shape. You similarly select a chart to edit the chart. And yes, you can select a text container object such as a text placeholder, a text box, or even a shape, and then make changes to its position, formatting, size, etc. However, this changes the entire object and leaves the actual text content within that object largely unchanged. To make changes to the actual text, you first need to select the text separately and then make changes by using the options available within the Home tab of the Ribbon or the Format Task Pane.
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