Slide Show Properties- Title
The Slide Show Properties Title Sheet controls all
aspects of creating title slides for a Slide Show. The
illustration below shows the Slide Show Properties Title
The Include Title check box when selected will add a
title slide as the first slide in the current slide show.
The Include Background box shows the back ground in the
editing window. The check box only effects the editing
window and not the final show. The control is provide to
make text editing easier if a complex background where used.
The Typeface Drop-Down Menu
provides a list of all TrueType fonts available on the PC.
You should expect to see dozens of selections when this
Drop-Down Menu is selected. These fonts are provided
with your Windows operating system.
To select a desired typeface click
on the Typeface Drop-Down Menu and then click on the type
face you wish to use. As soon as a typeface is selected all
the text in the slide is changed. The Text Drop-Down Box
provides a selection of standard typeface sizes. Click on a
size selects it and causes all the text to be changed to that
size. The typeface size may also be typed into the Text
Box and may be an size up 99 points.
The Color Drop-Down Menu
selects the text color from a standard list. The last
value, Custom provides access to a standard color
selection dialog that provides for creation and saving and
selection of any of the available 16+ million colors supported by
24 bit images.
Standard Bold and
Italics buttons select either or both choices which are
applied to all the text on the slide.
The bottom line contains two sets
of Alignment Selection buttons. The first
three select left, center and right justification respectively
and the next set of three provide top, center and bottom vertical
alignment of the text.
Read Creating Text Slides for more
on creating captions, titles and labels.
Title Duration Time
The Title Time Drop-Down Box
sets the duration of the title slides appearance. Three
preset times Slow, Medium and Fast are provided and Exact which
then allows the user to set the exact duration of the title slides
appearance in the box marked sec. (seconds) on the right of the
The preset times are:
Slow 3 sec
Medium 2 sec
Fast 1 sec