Magnify part of text in PowerPoint 2010

In PowerPoint 2010 I have a document that is text and not a picture, that I have inserted into a slide. Is it possible to highlight some of that text, like one sentence, and make just that sentence bigger than the rest of the text on the slide?

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Jamie GarrochSenior Technical Consultant at BrightCarbonCommented:
You mean like in the screenshot below? If so, then yes, just highlight the text and click the increase font size button (the A with the up arrow next to it) that appears in the floating context-sensitive menu or go to the Home tab and use the same button there in the Font group.
PowerPoint text highlighted ready to make it larger/smaller

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You probably need to explain "Document ... inserted into slide"

What sort of document and how inserted?
Miguel MonteiroPresentations Master DesignerCommented:
For a static highlight, Jamie's input is the solution.

For a dynamic/animated highlight:

1. Duplicate the part of the text you wanna highlight, fill the shape with an opaque colour, superimpose it on its exact spot, then apply an "on click" "grow/shrink" effect with the percentage you want it to grow to (above 100%).

2. Force that segment of your text to be a single paragraph on your text box. Select it and apply the same effect as above. You can even change the type colour while it is growing.

See attached examples.
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contrainAuthor Commented:
What I am doing is taking a PDF document and inserting as an object in PPT. When I make the PDF searchable, and copy and paste into PPT, even if I just select a sentence from the PDF to insert, it makes the entire inserted text one group. If done this way, is there some way to just make a few words stand out from the rest by making them bigger? Sorry if I wasn't clear before.
Miguel MonteiroPresentations Master DesignerCommented:
Don't insert the PDF as an object into PPT.

Open PDF, select the text you want and just  copy and paste it into the PPT slide.
All the three "Paste Options" will paste an absolutely editable text box.

Then use one of the options I posted before - I guess the number 2 applies better to what you want.
contrainAuthor Commented:
I'm accepting multiple solutions because I used a combination to get my desired effect. Jamie's solution about increasing the font size is what I applied and Miguel explained that I should do a copy and paste rather than inserting a PDF, which is what I was doing, to get my text in the ppt slide to apply the increase font icon. Thanks guys!
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