Text: Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint

Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, posted by Geetesh at 10:45 am

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Even though both text boxes and text placeholders are basically text containers, they are not one and the same. Text placeholders come as a part of some of the default Slide Layouts, whereas text boxes can be inserted wherever you need them on your PowerPoint slides. To explore more about differences between text placeholders and text boxes, explore the tutorials linked below, based upon your version of PowerPoint:

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint:

Microsoft Windows:

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2016

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2013

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2010

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2007

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2003

Apple Mac:

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2016

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2011

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2008

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