Format Font Attributes (Styles) in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
Learn about applying various font attributes such as bold, italics, underline, and more in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac. Formatting these font attributes or styles will help you make some text stand out.
The font typeface, styles, and even the size for text in your presentation are dictated by the active
Theme Fonts set. You can certainly override these
defaults, and select another
font typeface and also change the
font size. Beyond changing the
typeface and size, you can also make a certain word or phrase stand apart by formatting it bold, italic,
Typically, text is formatted bold to attract attention; and italicized to add emphasis or to mark foreign words. You can also
underline, and even strike through any selected text. All these format choices such as bold, italics, underline, strikethrough, etc.
are part of a larger font formatting feature called Font Styles. Read more to learn how you can add these formatting options in
PowerPoint 2016 for Mac:
Create a new presentation and type some text in the
placeholder, as shown
in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Text on the slide
Select the text, or the entire text object which you want to format (refer to Figure 1). Navigate to the
Home tab of
the Ribbon and locate
the Font group, as highlighted in red within Figure 2.
Figure 2: Font group within the Home tab of the Ribbon
The various Font Style options within the Font group are explained below, as marked
in Figure 2: