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12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Identify Font File Types in PowerPoint

Have you heard that all fonts are not the same? Did you know that only TrueType fonts can be embedded in PowerPoint, and that too only on Windows versions of PowerPoint? And what are the other font file types? On this page, we will explore these topics. Learn how you can identify font file types.


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Find Substituted Fonts in PowerPoint

The situation is familiar: you or someone else uses a non-standard font (not a PowerPoint safe font) in your presentation. You then open this same presentation on another computer, and PowerPoint uses another font to display the same text. Why does it do so? The reason is simple enough: the font originally used is not available on the other system. The end user has no idea that PowerPoint


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Alternatives to Safe Fonts in PowerPoint

We learned about using safe fonts in PowerPoint, especially if you want to share your slides with others who may not have the required fonts. In simple terms, this means using fonts such as Calibri, Arial, or Times New Roman in your slides so that almost anyone can see the slides identically -- as you see them! Sometimes, this may not be a bad idea, but you do have to narrow down your choices to


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Use Safe Fonts Available on All Systems in PowerPoint

Did you use your favorite fonts in PowerPoint, and then discovered that when you moved the presentation to another computer, the fonts were substituted with another font? Worse, even this change is not predictable. You may find that the font change behavior is not consistent, and the same font may be substituted completely differently on a third computer! Learn about using safe fonts in


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Embed Fonts in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

Have you ever been in a situation where your presentation looked so awesome with some amazing typography, but when you opened the same presentation on another computer, the text looked positively terrible! This behavior may happen if the font you used is not available on the other computer. The best solution to this problem is to use safe fonts that are available on most computers, or you may


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Edit Theme Fonts Set in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

Theme Fonts comprise a pair of font choices, one each for your slide titles (Heading font) and the other for everything else on your slides (Body font). You can use existing Theme Fonts available in PowerPoint or even create them on your own. Additionally, you can opt to edit existing Theme Font pairs (sets), as we will explore in this tutorial. Learn how to edit Theme Fonts in PowerPoint


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Create Your Own Theme Fonts Set in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

Theme Fonts are font choices that are part of a Theme in PowerPoint or other Microsoft Office programs. Each Theme Font set has two font choices, one for the Heading fonts and another for the Body fonts. We already explored Theme Fonts in our Theme Fonts in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows tutorial. Now let us learn how to create a new custom Theme Fonts set. Learn how to create your own Theme


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Create Your Own Theme Fonts Set in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Theme Fonts are font choices that are part of a Theme in PowerPoint or other Microsoft Office programs. Each Theme Font set has two font choices, one for the Heading fonts and another for the Body fonts. We already explored Theme Fonts in our Theme Fonts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows tutorial. Now let us learn how to create a new custom Theme Fonts set. Learn how to create your own Theme


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Theme Fonts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

In PowerPoint, any Theme brings to the table several unique facets such as Theme Fonts, Theme Colors, and Theme Effects -- and also Slide Layouts, Backgrounds, etc. When you apply another Theme to your PowerPoint presentation, the changes reflect in all slides in the presentation. Yet, the change is complete, and thus the resulting slides all look consistent. In this tutorial, our focus is


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Character Spacing in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Font size does make a difference for the aesthetics of your slide, but what do you do if the text itself uses more or less space than you may want? Sometimes, you may want the text to take just a wee bit lesser space so that all content can fit within two lines rather than three. If you would like to alter the spacing between text characters, you can do so by using PowerPoint's Character


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Font Dialog Box in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Fonts are more than just pretty characters, although your choice of fonts can have a profound effect on how readable your text is to the audience. We have already explored how you can format font styles to make your text bold, italicized, underlined, etc. Beyond these basic offerings, PowerPoint 2016's Font dialog box offers some advanced format options for the selected text. You can still


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Format Font Attributes (Styles) in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

The appearance of text makes a huge difference to any presentation. The font typeface used within your slides is dictated by the active Theme or Theme Fonts set of your presentation -- you can certainly override these defaults and choose another font typeface and also change the font size. However, there are times when you need to highlight a word or a phrase contained within your text so that


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Font Types and Sizes in PowerPoint 2016

Type text within PowerPoint—and its font type and size are decided for you, based on the Theme applied to your presentation. For example, if you use PowerPoint's default Office Theme, then all your typed text will sport the Calibri typeface. You can quickly change the Theme Fonts set altogether for your presentation, and all text instances will switch to the default typefaces of the new Theme


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Presentation Font Embedder: Conversation with Ari Leviatan

Ari Leviatan is the co-creator of Presentation Font Embedder, a PowerPoint font embedding app for Mac. Leviatan has over 14 years of experience creating presentations, speaking, and guiding others on presenting. He gained his experience while presenting in front of executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and students, at Disney, Dell, Techstars, the University of Michigan, and others. Leviatan


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Fonts for Presentations: Prisma

Multiline typefaces typically have several parallel lines and are best suited for heading text. Even better, these work well when the text is placed above a picture or textured background, as long as the visual is not too crowded. Prisma, one of such fonts was created in the last century by Rudolf Koch, a German type designer. Explore Prisma, a font that you can use in your slides.


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Change Bulleted List to Numbered List

In PowerPoint when you type text within a placeholder, the default result is that you create a bulleted list. Also, when you import an outline, all the content other than the slide titles ends up becoming bulleted text. While this may work in some situations, at other times you may want to either remove the bullets altogether, or convert it to a numbered list. Learn how to change a


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Use Dingbats and Other Characters as Bullets

PowerPoint provides you with umpteen options to change the appearance of your bullet points -- you can change the bullet styles, format the bullet size and its color, and use pictures as bullets. In addition, you can use a character from any font, including dingbats as a bullet. So what are dingbats? Dingbats are fonts which contain decorative symbols rather than alphabets and numbers.


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Picture Bullets

PowerPoint provides several bullet styles that you can choose from -- but they do look a little canned since almost every PowerPoint slide these days uses the same bullet styles! You could get rid of bullets altogether and use small sentences/paragraphs instead, or maybe you could explore picture bullets -- to insert any picture as your bullet. Of course, for picture bullets to work, your


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Theme Fonts

In PowerPoint, any Theme brings to the table several unique facets that differ from Theme to Theme. These include Theme Fonts, Theme Colors, and Theme Effects -- and also Slide Layouts, Backgrounds, etc. When you apply a different Theme to your PowerPoint presentation, these changes show up in all slides in the presentation. The resulting slides all look consistent. Explore what Theme Fonts


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Applying Theme Colors and Theme Fonts

Applying a Theme in PowerPoint applies Theme Colors, Theme Fonts, Theme Effects, Theme Backdrops, and much more. However there are scenarios in which you really don't require such a complete makeover or metamorphosis. In that case, you can still apply Theme Colors and Theme Fonts and leave all other Theme attributes unchanged. Learn how to apply Theme Colors and Theme Fonts in PowerPoint


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Stop Underlining Your Descenders!

Most applications underline everything you select -- the process is simple: you select a word, a sentence, or even an entire paragraph -- and then press a keyboard shortcut or choose an option so that all the selected text is underlined. PowerPoint behaves the same way -- but there's a difference -- not in the resultant text, but in how the text appears. Let us not forget that PowerPoint is a


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Font Dialog Box

Fonts are more than just pretty characters, although your choice of fonts can have a profound effect on how readable your text is to the audience. We have already explored how you can format font styles to make your text bold, italicized, underlined, etc. Beyond these basic offerings, PowerPoint 2013's Font dialog box offers some advanced format options for selected text. You can still change


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Format Font Styles

The appearance of text makes a huge difference to any presentation. The font typeface used within your slides is dictated by the active Theme or Theme Fonts set of your presentation -- you can certainly override these defaults and choose another font typeface and also change the font size. However, there are times when you need to highlight a word or a phrase contained within your text so that


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

Learn PowerPoint for Windows: Font Types and Sizes

When you type text within PowerPoint, the appearance of your text, such as its font type and size is based on the Theme which is applied to your presentation. So if you use PowerPoint's default Office Theme, then anything you type into a text object may be in the Calibri typeface. You can easily change the Theme Fonts set altogether for your presentation, and all text instances will change to


12/11/2016 12:05 AM

3 More Free and Favorite Stencil Fonts

Place a stencil, and paint over a surface – and you have instant lettering! Stencils take us to the days when large format printing was not commonplace. You placed a stencil, and painted over it to leave an impression on a surface. Stencil designs, including everyday alphabets had "bridges" between areas that were cut – these bridges gave stenciling the unique look that we still associate with


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