The Most Infuriating Thing In Powerpoint Is Microsoft Splitting Words In Half. On this page I will show you how to stop Powerpoint splitting words in half so that you can spend your valuable time working on your business or your job!
Infuriating isn’t it?
You spend hours mapping out your presentation, then when you get to the so called easy part of preparing your powerpoint, Microsoft, for some unknown reason, decides to forgo years of grammar and just
See what I did there?
Holy moly that is frustrating.
It frustrated me so much I spent a not inconsiderable time working out how to fix the problem.
Clearly, Microsoft didn’t quite have the budget available to make a powerpoint presentation that didn’t split words in half, so I found a workaround for the poor chaps and chappesses to save your stress.
Here it is.
If you are a video type learner, that is first up for you, but if, like me, you like to read step by step instructions to stop powerpoint splitting words in half, then that follows on further down the page.
Video Showing You How To Stop Powerpoint Breaking Words In Half
Step By Step “How To Stop Powerpoint Breaking Words In Half / Splitting Words In Half” Guide
1. Save your presentation.
2. Close Powerpoint
3. Type into your search bar next to the Microsoft Logo bottom left of your screen “Language Preferences”.
4. Click “Add a Language”, select Japanese, save and then close.
5. Open your presentation again (don’t worry that it says Close Office, I didn’t and it still worked).
6. Select some of the text/copy on your page that is currently splitting in half.
7. From the Home Tab, click the icon shown below with the red hand drawn circle around it and select “Line Spacing”.
8. Then select Asian Typography and DESELECT “Allow Latin text to wrap in the middle of a word” and voila – you are good to go!
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