WHY TYPESETTING IS IMPORTANT
Set up your type
Up until now, we’ve learned how to write slidedoc-worthy copy.
We’ve learned how to introduce people to that copy by taking
some pointers from print. And we’ve learned a bit about layout
and design. So far, so good. In this section, you’ll learn how to
make the text itself look like it was designed by a professional.
to increase legibility
Putting in this extra effort will not only make
your text look nicer, it will make it easier to
consume; which is an important factor when
trying to get your message across to readers.
Professional designers use sophisticated design software
to make copy easily consumable. While PowerPoint® and
Keynote® don’t have all the capabilities that come with
professional print design, there are a few simple steps you can
take within presentation software to achieve a professional look.
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