Updating fonts and images for powerpoint
Luckily for us Mac users, the good folks at Apple have made the process of importing custom fonts a straightforward process.For better or worse, there is an overwhelming choice of fonts out there on the internet.If you suspect that text display problems are caused by a missing font, do this: First, save your presentation as a PDF: Here you see a list of the fonts that Power Point has sent to the PDF. This font isn't part of the original presentation, but Windows chose it instead of the missing AAchen.Here you see that the PDF uses Bauhaus, Arial and Calibri, which are the fonts used for the text at lower left of the original slide. The font substitutions I see on my computer won't necessarily be the same as the ones you see on yours or your clients' computers, but at least by saving and examining a PDF made from a presentation, you can tell that font substitutions are happening.In Power Point 2003 and earlier, Power Point's Replace Fonts feature is a useful tool for diagnosing and correcting font problems.To use it, choose Format, Replace Fonts from the main menu bar.
This will permanently replace the missing font with the font you chose.
Old style serif fonts feel formal and professional while sans-serif fonts feel modern and clean.
We’ve written a whole article on font choices in Powerpoint, but to give you an overview, take the following guide for a baseline.
You’ll have to choose depending on your project or presentation, what suits your theme and what message you’d like to convey.
Different fonts portray different personalities which are appropriate in various situations.