Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Created: Friday, January 29, 2016, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:45 am



PowerPoint has three types of text container: text placeholders, text boxes, and shapes — we explain Shapes in our comprehensive section on Shape tutorials — let us now look at the other two text container types. Aren’t text placeholders and text boxes the same? Are they different? Moreover, why should we bother even if they are different? All these are valid questions, and the answers to them form one of the most important foundations in learning to create more structured presentations.

Learn about the differences between text placeholders and text boxes in PowerPoint 2016.

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