Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Before you can edit or format existing text, you have to select it. You can select specific
items as follows:
A word Double-click it. The word and the space following it are selected.
Punctuation following a word is not selected.
A bulleted list item Click its bullet.
Adjacent words, lines, or paragraphs Drag through them.
● All the text in a placeholder In the Slide pane, click inside the placeholder. Then
press Ctrl+A or, on the Home tab, in the Editing group, click the Select button, and
then click Select All.
● All the text on a slide In the Outline pane, click the slide icon.
All the objects on a slide In the Slide pane, select any placeholder (so that it has a
solid border). Then press Ctrl+A or, on the Home tab, in the Editing group, click the
Select button, and then click Select All.
Tip Clicking the Select button and then clicking Selection Pane displays the Selection
pane, where you can specify whether each object on a slide should be displayed or
Selected text appears highlighted in the location where you made the selection—that is,
either in the Slide pane in Normal view, or in the Outline pane in Outline view.
You can save a presentation in multiple locations and in multiple formats. In the past, it
was common to save files only locally on your computer. Now, many people save files to
shared locations for the purpose of collaborating with other people or accessing the files
from multiple computers and devices.
You can save a presentation to your local computer, to writable media, to a network
location, or to an Internet location such as a Microsoft SharePoint site, corporate Microsoft
SkyDrive Pro folder, personal SkyDrive folder, or another personal online storage folder.
The 2007 Microsoft Office system introduced a new set of file formats based on XML,
called Microsoft Office Open XML Formats. By default, PowerPoint 2013 presentations