What happened to the text highlight option?

The ability to highlight text in your presentation with color is not available in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 does not provide an on-screen highlight marker to highlight text. Instead, you can add a text box with color to surround text that you want to call out.

Note: The following method of adding a highlight effect to your text affects all of the text in the text box.

  1. Click the slide that you want highlighted text to appear on.

  2. On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box that you want.

  3. In the text box, type the text that you want to highlight.

  4. Drag one of the text box sizing handles to fit the actual size of the text.

  5. On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Shape Fill, and then click the fill color that you want to highlight the text with.

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