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Distinguishing between text boxes and content regions


From: Sean Keegan
Date: Apr 22, 2016 10:20AM

Hello PowerPoint gurus,

Is there a simple method for distinguishing between text boxes and content
placeholder regions in a PowerPoint file or in the Slide Master view?

The only method I can remember is that content placeholder regions - those
that are part of the slide template - have the six PPT icons displayed
prior to adding any content.

I am reviewing a PPT file for a colleague and it appears that the slides
have a mix of true content placeholder regions and text boxes that have
been formatted to look as text placeholder regions. I did a quick test and
saved the presentation as an RTF file and that is when I noticed some
slides had content whereas other slides were missing content.

Any ideas appreciated!