How to change Text Color and Style in PowerPoint

1. Select the text by clicking and dragging across it. Click this link to find out how to select text:


2. Under the ‘Home’ tab – Click the down-arrow next to the font color button. A color palette will appear on your screen. Choose the color you want to apply to your selected text by clicking on it.

We changed our selected text color in the diagram below to Green. What did you changed yours to?


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Lesson 6: How to change text font and size in PowerPoint


Please Note: To apply other formatting of text or its style in PowerPoint, go to the following links, below. They would lead you to some MS Word training lessons, which cover these subjects. Microsoft Office use similar steps when it comes to formatting text in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Click on the links below, which covers the subjects of Editing and Formatting Text. You can use the same steps to edit and format text in PowerPoint.

Editing Text:

Lesson 18: How to Insert, Add and Replace Text

Lesson 19: How to Delete Text

Lesson 20: How to Select Text

Lesson 21: How to Undo Changes

Lesson 22: How to Move or Copy Text

Lesson 23: How to Drag and Drop Text

Formatting Text:

Lesson 24: How to Change the Font in Word

Lesson 25: How to change the size of the text in your document

Lesson 26: How to apply bold, italics and underline to the text in your document

Lesson 27: How to use the Superscript or Subscript commands in your document

Lesson 28: How to change the text case

Lesson 29: How to Change Text Color

Lesson 30: How to apply Text Effects

Lesson 31: How to apply Highlighting to Text  

Lesson 32: How to apply Strikethrough to Text  

Lesson 33: How to apply Copy Text Formatting

Lesson 34: How to Remove Formatting from Text