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Understanding Presentation Graphics In an average presentation, more than 75 percent of the slides are text slides. Avoid the temptation to depend too much on text slides. A presentation made up entirely of them will be boring. Always mix illustrations, charts, and graphs in with your text slides to relieve the visual monotony. Several types of text slides are useful for presentations. No one kind should be used exclusively; including different types of text slides adds interest and variety to your presentation.
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