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How to Turn on Subtitles for PowerPoint (Desktop Mac)

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The best practice is to use sans-serif fonts, rather than serif or decorative fonts. Sans serif does not have decorative lines. The fonts would include Arial, Calibri, Century Gothic, Tahoma, and Verdana. The font size should be 24 pt. font for the body text. The font could be larger depending on the audience or page layout.

Go to the "Slide Show" ribbon.

The home ribbon with the "Slide Show" button boxed around.

Select the Box Next to "Always Use Subtitles."

The settings "Always Use Subtitles" selected.

There are many settings under "Subtitle Settings."

The "Subtitle Settings" drop down menu.

Spoken Language Settings.

The drop-down menu of "Subtitle Settings.”

Selecting the arrow will show all the languages options that you will be speaking during the presentation. These are the languages they can be selected for the speaker’s language.

All the languages that can be selected that the speaker will be speaking as.

Subtitle Language Settings.

The drop-down menu from selecting "Subtitle Settings.”

Selecting the arrow at the end shows all the languages that can be chosen for the subtitles that will come up. There are many more languages that can be chosen from.

Some of the languages that can be chosen for the subtitles to come up as.
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