Placeholders in Slide Layouts

Created: Monday, January 5, 2015, posted by Geetesh at 9:59 am

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A placeholder is a boilerplate container that you can use to fill in with some sort of content. When you launch PowerPoint, you will see those distinctive boxes that invite you to add some content — haven’t you noticed the “Click to add title” suggestions? All these boxes are placeholders. You can create your own slide layout and insert various placeholders on it, as explained in the following tutorials:

Microsoft Windows

Inserting New Placeholders in Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2010


Apple Mac

Insert New Placeholders within Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2011

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