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Format Text

How to Format Text in Google Slides

Format Text

If you don't like the way your text appears on a slide, you can change it.

Change the Font

  1. Select text.
  2. When a text box is selected, any formatting you apply will be applied to all of the text within that text box. You could also select just some text as well, and any formatting would be applied to only the selected text.

  3. Click the Font list arrow.
  4. Select a font.
    Change the Font

Change the Font Size

  1. Select text.
  2. Click the Font Size list arrow.
  3. Select a font size.
    Change the Font Size

Apply Text Effects

There are other font formatting options available. If you can't see them, click the More (…) button on the toolbar.

  1. Select text.

    You can apply basic effects to the text, such as bolding it, italicizing it, or underlining it.

  2. Click a text effect button.
    Apply Text Effects

Change the Text Color

  1. Select text.
  2. Click the Text color button.

    Here you can choose from the color picker, or you can choose from theme colors that will automatically update if the theme changes.

  3. Select a color.
    Change the Text Color

The text color changes.

Change the Case

You can change the case of text, so every letter appears capitalized, every letter appears uncapitalized, or just the first letter of every word appears capitalized.

  1. Select text.
  2. Click Format on the menu bar.
  3. Select Text.
    Change the Case
  4. Select Capitalization.
  5. Select a capitalization option.
    Change the Case

Align Text

  1. Select text.
  2. Click the Align button.
  3. Here you can change both the horizontal alignment and the vertical alignment of the text in the text box.

  4. Select an alignment option.
    Align Text

The alignment is applied to the selected text.

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