Discussion: Images within Text

This discussion can be found in Google Docs: Business Communication Skills for Managers Discussion: Images within Text

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
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  • Instructions for faculty to paste the content into their LMS are located in the course resource pages.


In this PowerPoint module, we discussed how to edit and insert mainly text-based information into slides. However, PowerPoint’s capabilities do not end there! You can also create your very own images from text.

Watch the video below:

Now consider these questions: In what situations would this feature be useful? Would you ever use this feature? Why or why not?  What other applications can you think of for this feature? Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.