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.
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