Paragraphs can be formatted using the menu bar options 'Paragraph Direction' and 'Line Spacing' option from
the menu bar. Alignment of the paragraph, line spacing, spacing before and after the paragraph can be defined. Formatting Paragraphs in Microsoft Powerpoint 2002
In the above example, the paragraph direction is changed from right to left and from left to right.
Using the 'Line spacing' option, two line spaces are added to the paragraphs.