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Powerpoint basics: 1. What font to use Use a Sans Serif font: Serif fonts take longer to read on a screen: This font is Arial. This font is Times New Roman. This font is Comic Sans. This font is Courier. This font is Trebuchet. This font is Didot. Some fonts look super in boldface : Arial Arial bold Comic Sans Comic Sans bold Trebuchet Trebuchet bold Type size should be 18 points or larger (although references or small footnotes can use 14 point font). Best to use 28 to 36 point fonts for titles, and 18 to 28 point fonts for text. AVOID USING ALL CAPITAL LETTERS BECAUSE IT’S REALLY HARD TO READ! 2. Color Use dark letters against a light background or light letters against a dark background . Avoid red - green combinations – much of the human population is red-green colorblind. Always check the contrast of your slides in black and white! 3. Layout Every slide should have a heading. Sentences are preferred if you can make a statement. Limit text blocks to
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Rm during the Spring '11 term at Rochester.

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