Before we get into the juicy content of adding and keeping custom fonts in Microsoft PowerPoint, I want you to try and imagine this situation.
Recently I was asked to run a training session for a colleague, apparently a board game convention in Germany was more important (not that I am jealous). It was a simple session. He had all the material ready, it looked great. Trainer notes were good.
He emailed me the presentation and I was ready to go. All I had to do was present the material to a group of new recruits.
Now one thing which I always do before I present material is make sure it works across my equipment. Oh boy, was I glad that I did this.
My colleague had used fonts which are not naturally found in the MS office suite.
Everything was out of place, the fonts did not match the style of objects and everything had moved. It made me slightly angry for two reasons.
1. The presentation looked bad and would reflect on me
2. My colleague should have known this would happen
It was too late now to get the font that my colleague had used as he was in Germany. So I quickly improvised with a font that looked similar. But it did cause a lot of unnecessary work.
Prevention is key to perfect PowerPoint’s
Now that you have pictured the work and hassle that can happen by a simple mistake. Let me show you how you can prevent this in the future.
From the video, you will see it is a very short and simple process to set up.
This tip will no doubt save you a lot of time and hassle in the future. Don’t forget to subscribe to the YouTube channel for updates.
If there is something that you would like to know about PowerPoint, let me know in the comments and I shall look into creating a guide for you.
See you soon.