How do I add text effects to a text box?

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How do I add text effects to a text box?

Follow these steps:


  1. Create your Text Box and add your content.
  2. Once the text is entered, click on the Effects EffectsIcon.jpg toolbar button.
  3. Documentation note.png The Effects button should be located along the left hand side of the screen in the Main Toolbar. If you do not see it you may need to click the right arrow at the bottom of the Main Toolbar to see the next set of buttons.

    You should see the following screen pop up.

  4. Now click on the Text Effects button TextEffectsButton.jpg.
  5. Select the effect you would like to use.
  6. When finished click the Check Mark Button CheckMarkButton.jpg to assign the effect to your text object.

The next time you run your slide show you should see the text displayed using the effect selected.

Tip.png The following is an alternate way of getting to the Effects screen.
  1. If the text object is selected, click a different object in your presentation.
  2. Hold CTRL and right click the text object you would like to add text effects to.
    You should now see the text object selected with little boxes around it instead of a shaded grey line.
  3. Release CTRL and right click the text object.
  4. Click Effects from this menu.

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