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Chapter 3. Working with Slides in Differ... > Introduction to Inserting Slide Text

Introduction to Inserting Slide Text

If you created a presentation in Lesson 2 using the AutoContent Wizard, you already have a presentation that contains several slides, but they won't contain the text you want to use. Slides created by the wizard contain placeholder text that you must replace. If you created a blank presentation or based a new presentation on a design template, you have only a title slide in that presentation, which, of course, needs to be personalized for your particular presentation. This means that additional slides will need to be added to the presentation. Lesson 5, “Inserting, Deleting, and Copying Slides,” covers the creation of new slides for a presentation.

The sections that follow in this lesson look at the basics of inserting text into the text boxes provided on slides. You will look at adding new text boxes and formatting text in text boxes in Lesson 7, “Adding and Modifying Slide Text.” Upcoming lessons also discuss how to add pictures and other objects to your PowerPoint slides.

Object An object is any item on a slide, including text, graphics, and charts.


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