A placeholder is a text box whose text will appear in the Outline. You cannot create a placeholder or change an ordinary text box into a placeholder. You must use the placeholders from a PowerPoint slide layout. You can move or resize a placeholder. The illustration at the right shows a bullet list placeholder.
A text or object box included in a slide layout for each of its required components.
A dashed border on a slide that designates where to insert specific text or objects.
a box with a dotted line which contains instructions
a text file with extension "ndx" it can be retrieved via ftp as well and may be used by user not on the WWW to order the relevant file via mail
Dummy text or graphic used to reserve a place for later insertion of the actual text or graphic.
In DocBook XSL, a defined but empty template. Such templates can be redefined in a customization layer, and they are called or applied automatically at the appropriate time.
A placeholder is a location (box) in a template where content (text or images) can be added.