Proofing Slides

Proofing Slides

Introduction

PowerPoint 2007 ProofingDo you have trouble spelling? Could you use help choosing words sometimes? Are you a bad typist? If so, don't be worried. PowerPoint provides you with several proofing features that will help you produce a professional, error-free presentation. In this lesson, you will learn about proofing in PowerPoint, including how to use the spelling tool in various ways.

Proofing features

To use the spelling check feature:

Spelling Options

You can choose to Ignore an underlined word, add it to the dictionary, or go to the Spelling dialog box.

To add a word to the dictionary:

Add Word to Dictionary

Once the word is added to the dictionary, it will not appear underlined when it is used again.

Proofing features

To spell check the entire presentation:

Spelling Command
Spell Checker

There are additional buttons in the Spelling dialog box. For example, you can add a word to the dictionary, close the dialog box, and look for other suggestions.

Other proofing commands

The Proofing group includes four other commands.

Proofing Commands

Proofing options

In addition to proofing tools on the Review tab, there are proofing options you can set in your PowerPoint Options dialog box.

To access your proofing PowerPoint options:

PowerPoint Options
Choose Proofing
Proofing PowerPoint Options

Challenge!

Use the Workshop presentation or any other PowerPoint presentation you choose to complete this challenge.