Effects

1.  Click on Preferences.

2.  Click on Visual Styles on the left.

3.  Click on Add.

4.   Enter a name for the Visual Style.

5.  Select type Effects on the bottom left.

 

You can have several types of effects assigned to a Visual Style font.

 

Select the field type you want to edit.  Each section of a slide can have different effects assigned to it.

 

You can drag the items to place them in the order you want.  They apply from top to bottom.

 

Glow

Places a border around each letter of the text on the screen.

 

Shadow

Simulates a shadow coming from the text.

 

Drop Shadow

Simulates a shadow behind the text.

 

Blur

Applies a blur filter to the text.

 

Motion Blur

Simulates the look of motion on the text.

 

Alpha

Adjusts the opacity of the text.

 

Wave

Performs a sine wave distortion of the text of the object along the vertical axis.

 

Engrave

Displays the text as an engraved texture.

 

Emboss

Displays the text as an embossed texture.