When you apply one of PowerPoint's text layouts to a slide, the text box appears with placeholder text. You can replace the placeholder text with your own text.
Add and Edit Slide Text
ADD SLIDE TEXT
It is easiest to add slide text in Normal view. See Chapter 14 to learn more about PowerPoint's views.
PowerPoint hides the placeholder text and displays a cursor.
EDIT SLIDE TEXT
PowerPoint selects the object ...