Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with Text
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Moving and resizing a text box
PowerPoint lets you move text boxes anywhere on the slide. To move a text
box, follow these steps:
1. Move the mouse pointer over the edge of the text box that you want
The mouse turns into a four-way pointing arrow.
2. Hold down the left mouse button and drag (move) the mouse to move
the text box.
3. Release the left mouse button when you’re happy with the new
location of the text box.
To resize a text box, follow these steps:
1. Click the text box you want to resize.
PowerPoint displays handles around your chosen text box, as shown in