How to curve text?

You want to have text curved in PowerPoint 2013? Not a problem. Just follow these steps.

  1. Select your text.
  2. Go to ribbon to the Drawning Tools Format tab.
  3. Click Text Effects button.
  4. From the list choose Transform.
  5. Follow Path is what you were looking for.

Note: Remember to not format to much. It can be unprofessional.

Importing text to create slides

Why to copy and paste manually when you have everything ready in the text file? Just follow these steps:

  1. Go to ribbon to the Home tab.
  2. Click an arrow below New Slide and choose Slides from Outline option.
  3. Import txt or rtf file.
  4. Slides shoud be ready with text. Check if everything is properly imported.

Note: You can import txt and rtf files using the same steps.

How to format the text?

You should format your text to make presentation more beautiful and professional. Here it is how to do that.

  1. Select the text you want to format.
  2. Go to ribbon to the Drawning Tools menu Format tab.
  3. Click Text Outline and choose the colour.
  4. Select Weight and Dashes.
  5. If you chose More Lines new menu Format Shape will appear. There is plenty of configuration possibilities.

Note: You can also format shapes the same way.

How to animate text by letter?

  1. Highlight the text you want to animate.
  2. Go to ribbon to Animations tab.
  3. Click Add Animation.
  4. Choose an animation you like the most.
  5. Click Animation Pane.
  6. Menu appears with one animation highlighted.
  7. Right click and choose Effect options.
  8. New window pops out. The is an Animate text option. Change it to By letter.
  9. Set it to more than 30% for better effect.

Tip: You can also choose By word animation.