Quick Tip: Random text in PowerPoint slide

This quick tip posted in Iconlogic’s blog is really an interesting tip that you can use when you need to decide among multiple font faces, PowerPoint styles or just to use as a placeholder for text in the slide to see how it looks before you make the final adjustments to your PowerPoint presentation design.

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The tip helps you to create text randomly using =rand() function available in Microsoft Office. In order to run the test, you just need to open a new slide and write =rand() and then hit the ENTER key.

Now a text should appear across your slide. You can test this with an empty slide as shown in the example below or just with any of your PowerPoint presentations or PowerPoint templates.

Here you can see the result:

This tip is coined by AJ George. She is IconLogic’s lead Technical Writer and author of both “PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials” and “PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials.”

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