How to easily enter and edit text in a Prezi presentation

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Prezi is a very useful program for create professional presentations quickly and easily. This tool is free, so it's really worth a try.

This program is very similar to Power Point with the difference that in Prezi you don't make slides, but a single presentation that jumps from one concept to another in a very dynamic way.

It is, without a doubt, one very useful tool for school and university presentations, since the interface is dynamic and intuitive. However, since it is not known to many users, they don't know how it works and what it is capable of achieving.



One of the main functions that Prezi can do and that everyone who wants to use this tool should know about is the editing on video, inserting images and texts in presentations .

If you don't know how to enter or edit text and want to learn, you've come to the right place, because in this article, we will quickly and concisely explain how to use Prezi and how to enter or edit text in any presentation.

      How to enter text in Prezi?

      Before making any presentation it is advisable to create a Prezi account, as this way you will have access to many very useful features and you will be able to enter and edit text easily.

      One of the most common and used functions in Prezi is to add text and to achieve this, the first thing to do is done double-click anywhere on the artboard where you want to add it. With the written text you can start customizing it your way.


      In case you put some text in wrong position and you don't like it, you can right click it and delete it by selecting the delete option.


      How to edit a text in Prezi?

      In case you don't like the text but you don't want to delete it, but want to edit it, you can right click it and select edit text option, right next to delete. Among the options that will be displayed we have the power to change the font style, size and color.

      Enlarge or reduce text

      You can the same way increase the size with the + and - options that appear in the menu after clicking on the text. We can also move the text by clicking on the hand located between the + and - options.

      Clicking on the text will bring up a toolbar. In this bar we will see an option of a large and a small A. Pressing the large one will increase the size of the letter, while pressing the small one will decrease the size of the letter.

      Another option to enlarge text is to click on the text, select one of the corners and drag to zoom or reduce to reduce.

      Simply select the hand option and then grab the text to move it anywhere on the work area.

      Rotate text in Prezi

      In each of the corners you can see a small circle being generated. If we press it and move the mouse we will see that the text will begin to rotate . This option is useful for generating an oblique effect on texts.


      Characters in Prezi

      When we select a text we will see that a menu of tools will be displayed among which we will be able to observe three characters (The title, the subtitle and the body).

      In case some fonts appear that you don't like, you can always change them by clicking on edit and then on the button Customize located at the top of the screen.


      We will see that depending on the theme we choose, the font and background will be changed. The variety of themes is very large, so the variants of the texts are also quite varied.


      In case you don't like any theme, you can always go back to the beginning by selecting the option revert to original.

      Change text color

      When you click on the text, a menu of options will appear and next to the A which increases and decreases the size, we will find a box with the color of our text. Clicking that box will bring up a wide range of colors to choose from.

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