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Automatically Insert ‘Real’ Lorem Ipsum Text

And there is more!!

In the previous posts we used the secret coding that has been in PowerPoint since at least PPT 2003. With Office 2007, Word got an update to the coding – but not PowerPoint. But in PPT 2010 the update is included! That is to chang…

And there is more!!

In the previous posts we used the secret coding that has been in PowerPoint since at least PPT 2003. With Office 2007, Word got an update to the coding – but not PowerPoint. But in PPT 2010 the update is included! That is to change the typed code to “=lorem()” and get a real “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet…” text.

Here is my sample slide again, but now the “rand” is replaced with “lorem”.

Click the enter key and I get 3 paragraphs of real lorem ipsum text (note each paragraph is unique text):

But the ability to customize the number of paragraphs and lines per paragraph detailed in the previous post is not available using the ‘lorem’ option… Maybe in the next version.

– Troy @ TLC

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