Formatting a Text Box

Learn all about using PowerPoint 2003 text boxes, including how to format them, in this free lesson.

Introduction

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Formatting a text box

You can easily format a text box and modify elements such as the background color, line style and width, size, and position of the text box.

To insert a text box:

It is easiest to format a text box once you have entered text into it because you can see how it will appear on the slide.

To format a text box:


Tip You can use your mouse to move the text box on the slide; however, the Position tab allows you to control the precise location of the text box. This is extremely useful when you need a text box to appear in the same location on multiple slides.

Challenge!