PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool

Learn how to use the PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool to quickly and consistently update fonts within your PowerPoint Presentation and Slide Master.

When you are creating, or editing PowerPoint presentations, consistency is very important.  This is why the PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool is so helpful.  Note:  If your presentation uses a master slide, the changes should be make there.

Unlike changing the font for a single word, line or paragraph where you the select the text and choose the font from the toolbar or Font group, you can use this tool to change the font for the entire presentation in just a few simple clicks.  Additionally, if you have used several different fonts in the presentation, you can make them all the same font or change them to just a couple different fonts.  Open the presentation to be modified.  Below are the step by step instructions for using the PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool.

  1. Click the Home tab.
  2. Click the Replace drop down in the Editing group and click Replace Fonts. PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool Image 1
  3. The Replace Font dialog box will open. PowerPoint Replace Fonts Tool Image 2
  4. Select the font within the presentation you wish to replace in the Replace: drop down.
  5. Select the new font to you in the With: drop down.
  6. Click the Replace button to change the fonts throughout the presentation.
  7. Repeat the process for all the fonts you wish to change.
  8. Click Close once you have replaced the desired font(s).

Note:  Make sure you view the slide show after making all the font changes.  One font’s size 20 can be tremendously different looking from another’s.

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