Formatting Presentations in PowerPoint for the Web

PowerPoint for the Web    |    Beginner
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Presentations are more effective when having a visual impact. Explore the ways you can polish your presentation, from working with fonts and text orientation to improving the visual appeal of shapes by adding effects. PowerPoint for the Web also comes with a handy Designer tool that offers useful suggestions on how to quickly change the look and feel of your slide.


  • change your text font and size
    rotate your text
    align your text
    add color to your text
  • add bullet, numbered and hybrid lists
    add a fill effect to a shape
    format shape border borders and outlines
    use the Designer tool


  • 4m 31s
    In PowerPoint for the Web, you can change how your text appears in your document by using the font and size settings. You can also add different text effects, such as italics, underline, and bold. This can help you make certain text elements stand out in your slide. FREE ACCESS
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    Once you've added some text to your presentation, you can rotate or reorient it. In PowerPoint for the Web, you can flip items that you have selected, or manually rotate them with your mouse. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Aligning your text in PowerPoint for the Web
    3m 39s
    Once you've added some text to your PowerPoint for the Web presentation, you can realign its position in the text box. You can left, right, or center align the entire text box, or you can choose to align specific words selected in the box. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adding color to your presentation in PowerPoint for the Web
    3m 14s
    One way of making text stand out in your presentation is to add color. PowerPoint for the Web allows you to add color not only to your text characters, but also to the background of your text box. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Structuring lists with bullets & numbers in PowerPoint for the Web
    4m 22s
    If you'd like to simplify your presentation and make it easier to read, you can use bullet points and numbering tools. This tool also gives you the option to break up your text using sublists and number and bullet point hybrid lists in PowerPoint for the Web. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adding a fill effect to shapes in PowerPoint for the Web
    4m 14s
    The shapes that you've inserted into your PowerPoint for the Web presentation can be edited and filled in. Use preset shape styles, or select your own fill effects, based on your presentation's theme or the standard color palette. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Formatting borders & outlines in PowerPoint for the Web
    3m 33s
    Another way of customizing your shapes and text boxes in PowerPoint for the Web is to change the border styles. You can create thick lines, colored lines, and even adjust the line style. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using the Designer tool in PowerPoint for the Web
    3m 25s
    You can add style and save time by using the Designer tool in PowerPoint for the Web. This tool, which will automatically redesign your slide's appearance and layout using items that you have already added. See how to browse and apply design ideas to your slides to quickly add a new style to your presentation. FREE ACCESS


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