by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 6, 2014)
When making a presentation, you can easily add text boxes to your slides. These come in handy for laying out text in novel and unique ways. In fact, if you place a blank slide into a presentation, it typically contains a few text boxes, one for a title and one for the slide's main text. (Other text boxes may also be visible, depending on the type of slide you added.)
To create a brand new text box, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Text Box tool.
Once the text box is created, you can immediately start typing within it. You can also move or resize the text box, as desired.
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