You've done your homework and now it's time to show it off. Read on to learn how to integrate your text content into your presentation.
- Click Text at the top of the editor.
- Select your desired text style. There are always three carefully selected style choices for each template that contain different fonts, colors or sizes. These are labeled Title, Sub Title and Text. Once selected, a text box will be added to the slide. You can always change the font, color and size of your text.
- Start typing in your new text and it will override the default text.
With the Text toolbar you can edit the text and change the text color, size, and add effects etc. Select the text. The Text toolbar will drop down from the top of the slide.
Styles: Changes the style of the text to the preset font and color style of the text chosen for the template for Title, Sub Title and Text.
Font size: Changes the font size.
Text Align: Aligns the text to the left, right, or center of the text box.
Bold: Makes the text bold. If you click on this button, it will also drop down options for Italic and Underline.
Text Color: Changes the color of the text.
Background Color: Changes the background color of the text.
Effect: Adds a special effect to the text. Choose from dozens of special effects options.
Opacity: Adjusts how opaque the text is.
List: Puts your text in bullet point/list format.
Indent: Indents your text.
Text Direction: Changes the text direction from left to right to right to left.
Hyperlink: Adds a hyperlink to your text.
Target: Adds a target to an object that can be hyperlinked.
Audio: Adds audio to your text.
Arrange: Arranges text in front of or behind other objects on the slide.
Align to Horizontal Center: Aligns the text to the horizontal center of the slide.
Align to Vertical Center: Aligns the text to the vertical center of the slide.
Lock: Locks text so that it cannot be moved or deleted.
Rotate: Rotates the text.
3D: Lets you adjust how the text is placed on the X, Y, Z, and T axis.
Line Spacing: Adjusts how much space is between the lines of text.
Letter Spacing: Adjusts how much space is between each character or letter of the text.
Copying, Pasting and Deleting Text
Copy: Select the text and click Copy or Ctrl+C
Paste: Click Paste or Ctrl+V to paste your copied text
Delete: Select the text and click Delete or the delete keyboard button
Select more than one text object by keeping the left mouse button pressed and then dragging the mouse around the texts that you want to select.
Please note that you can copy and paste onto the same slide, a different slide and even to a different slide in another presentation.
Moving text around the slide
Select the text with the left mouse button and drag the selected text.
You can also use the keyboard arrow buttons. For more exact positioning to make text by 1 pixel, use the Ctrl + keyboard arrow buttons.
Select more than one text object by keeping the left mouse button pressed and then dragging the mouse around the texts that you want to select, or by holding down on the Ctrl button and clicking on the elements you want to move, then moving them with the arrow keys.
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