We have already covered the concept of differences between text placeholders and text boxes using PowerPoint 2008 and PowerPoint 2011 on Mac. Now we will explore the same within PowerPoint 2016 for Mac. Let us start with these thoughts: Aren’t text boxes and text placeholders the same? Are they really different? And why should anyone 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 in PowerPoint.