Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Formatting Characters in a Presentation
To Italicize Text
Different font styles often are used on slides to make them more appealing to the reader and to emphasize
particular text. Italicized text has a slanted appearance. Used sparingly, it draws the readers’ eyes to these characters.
The following step adds emphasis to the second line of the subtitle text by changing regular text to italic text.
1
With the subtitle text still selected,
click the Italic button on the Mini
toolbar to italicize that text on the
slide (Figure 1–10).
default font
size is 18 point
Italic button
selected
If I change my mind and decide
not to italicize the text, how can I
remove this style?
Click the Italic button a second
time or immediately click the Undo
button on the Quick Access Toolbar
or press CTRL + Z .
selected paragraph has
italic font style applied
Figure 1–10
Other Ways
1. Right-click selected text, click
Font on shortcut menu, click
Font tab (Font dialog box),
click Italic in Font style list,
click OK button
2. Select text, click Italic
button (Home tab | Font
group)
3. Click Font Dialog Box
Launcher (Home tab | Font
group), click Font tab (Font
dialog box), click Italic in
Font style list, click OK
button
4. Select text, press CTRL + I
To Increase Font Size
To add emphasis, you increase the font size for the subtitle text. The Increase Font Size button on the Mini
toolbar increases the font size in preset increments. The following step uses this button to increase the font size.
1
Click the Increase Font Size button
on the Mini toolbar twice to
increase the font size of the
selected text from 18 to 24 point
(Figure 1–11).
new font size
is 24 point
Increase Font Size
button selected
Figure 1–11
Other Ways
1. Click Font Size box arrow
on Mini toolbar, click
desired font size in Font
Size gallery
2. Click Increase Font Size button
(Home tab | Font group)
3. Click Font Size box arrow
(Home tab | Font group),
click desired font size in Font
size gallery
4. Press CTRL + SHIFT +>
 
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