Editing a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation can be time consuming, especially if you are dealing with multiple slides. If you want to change fonts throughout your presentation, you must use the “Replace Fonts”
These instructions work for most modern versions of Office on Windows. Mac users will instead need to change the slide master to change fonts in a presentation, but this does not provide the same common change approach as the “Replace Fonts” tool.
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Use the Replace Fonts utility
The easiest way to replace the fonts in your presentation is to use the “Replace Fonts” tool. This will find and replace all samples of a font used in your presentation.
To start, open your PowerPoint presentation. On the “Home” tab on the ribbon bar, click the arrow next to the “Replace” button. Select “Replace Fonts” from the drop-down menu.
The “Replace Fonts” tool automatically searches your presentation and replaces the fonts with the settings you selected. Click the “Close” button when you are done.
You can repeat these steps to replace other fonts or use the Slide Master view to replace fonts used by your presentation template.
Use the Slide Master
While the “Replace Fonts” tool is the fastest way to replace fonts in your presentation, you can also customize the Slide Master template to match your fonts. This ensures that any additional slides you create also use the new font.
This only applies to text in boxes that match one of the slide master template slides. Any extra text (in custom text boxes) will not be changed, so you should use the “Replace Fonts” tool instead.
To start, open your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation and select View> Slide Master.
Choose the new font you want to use from the “Fonts” drop-down menu.
Updates the font used in your PowerPoint Slide Master template. Click the “Close Main View” button to apply the changes.
This will update the font in all text boxes that match your slide templates. All other fonts (such as those in custom text boxes) remain unchanged, so you may have to repeat the steps or use the “Replace Fonts” tool instead.