A text box is an object you can add to your document that lets you put and type text anywhere in your file. Text boxes can be useful for drawing attention to specific text and can also be helpful when you need to move text around in your document.
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Adding a text box
- Open the slide you want to add the box to.
- On the ribbon, select the Insert tab, then select Text Box.
- On the slide, click and drag to draw the text box in the position and size you want.
- To format the text in the text box, select the text, and then use the formatting options in the Font group on the Home tab.
- To position the text box, click it, and then when the pointer becomes a , drag the text box to a new location.
Copy a text box
- Select the border of the text box that you want to copy.
- Press Ctrl+C.
Note: Make sure the pointer is on the border of the text box, not inside it. If the pointer is inside, pressing Ctrl+C will copy the text, not the text box.
- Select a location and press Ctrl+V to paste the text box.
Delete a text box
Select the border of the text box that you want to delete, and then press Delete.
Note: Make sure the pointer is on the border of the text box and not inside it. If the pointer is inside the box, pressing Delete will delete the text inside the text box, not the box.