Highlighting text draws attention to it. If you subscribe to Office 365, you can highlight text directly in PowerPoint. If you use a desktop version of PowerPoint, you’ll need to use a workaround. We’ll show you both ways.
If you’re an Office 365 subscriber, go ahead and open PowerPoint and move to the slide that contains the text you want to highlight. Once there, select the text by clicking and holding the left mouse button and dragging your cursor over the text.