Resize Text Boxes on a Slide in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Created: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:45 am

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Text Boxes in PowerPoint need to be moved and resized within different areas of the slide. While you may think that selecting and resizing is all that is to be done, that’s not the entire truth because there’s so much more you can do even with mere resizing — if you know that these options exist! In a previous tutorial, you learnt how to move text boxes on a slide. As emphasized within that tutorial, you should only resize Text Boxes, and not Text Placeholders most of the time since the size of the latter in best controlled by the Slide Master.

Learn how to resize Text Boxes on a slide in PowerPoint 2013.

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