How to Convert Text to Shapes in PowerPoint

I’ve always been a big fan of using PowerPoint to create custom shapes, but I used to find myself opening other graphic design programs (like Adobe Illustrator) when I wanted to edit text like a shape. I quickly stopped doing that when I discovered how to easy it is to convert text to shapes in PowerPoint!

How to Convert Text to Shapes in PowerPoint

This technique is a quick and easy way to transform text into objects that you can manipulate like any other shape in PowerPoint. This is useful when using PowerPoint to create custom icons, or anytime you want complete editing control over your text.

Check out my how-to video below and learn how to convert text to shapes in PowerPoint!

How to Convert Text to Shapes in PowerPoint

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Tim Slade
Tim Slade is a speaker, author, and award-winning eLearning designer. Having spent the last decade working to help others elevate their eLearning and visual communications content, Tim has been recognized and awarded within the eLearning industry multiple times for his creative and innovative design aesthetics. Tim is a regular speaker at international eLearning conferences, is a recognized Articulate Super Hero, co-author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series, and author of the The eLearning Designer’s Handbook.

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