Add Text box and Symbol to a slide

Add Text box and Symbol to a slide

Add a Text box

Text boxes allow you to insert text anywhere within a slide apart from the normal text placeholders such as a caption for a table and label for a video. Every text box in the Normal View can be customized further to get a new look for the text including font style, font size, font color, alignment, and spacing. While a text box created in Master View will appear on all the slides that follow the layout.
To add a text box to a slide,
  1. Click Text in the top bar and then select TextboxYou will see a list of text box styles within the window.

    Select Text from the top bar

  2. Choose the text box style you want to apply. The text box will appear on the slide. 

    Text will appear on the slide

  3. Type within the text box. You can also drag the edges of a text box to adjust its size.   

Add a Symbol

Symbols are special characters such as ¶, ‰, *, &, +, and $. These symbols are useful while writing mathematical equations, performing analysis, inserting currency symbols, or designing flow charts.

To add a symbol to the slide,
  1. Click Text in the top bar and then select SymbolYou will see a list of different categories of symbols within the window.

    Select Symbol from Text in the top bar

  2. Choose your preferred category of symbols from the list. For example, choose Currency if you want to insert a Dollar ($) or Rupee (₹) symbol. 

    Currency contains various currency symbols to denote the monetary values. 
    Punctuation contains punctuation marks such as quotation marks or hyphens to help you organize or structure your content. 
    Arrow contains symbols to point or indicate a direction such as in a flow chart. 
    Math&Science contains symbols to help you frame mathematical and scientific equations.
    Miscellaneous contains symbols from a variety of categories including musical notation and emoji.  You can use the navigation arrows to switch between different categories.

    Symbol will appear on the slide

  3. Once the symbol appears on the slide, you can adjust its size using the drop-down option under Font in the Format pane. 

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