A text box with rounded corners is more attractive than one with regular sharp corners. So, if you want to create a text box with rounded corners in your PowerPoint presentation, you can easily do so. You may be creating a new presentation, where you can add text boxes with rounded corners. You may already have a presentation where the text boxes are with regular sharp corners.
2 ways to create text box with rounded corners in Powerpoint
- Change existing text boxes to rounded corners
- Create new text boxes with rounded corners
Let us start.
Method #1: Change existing text boxes to rounded corners
Step #1: Open a PowerPoint presentation
Open your presentation that has at least one text box with regular sharp corners.
Step #2: Edit the shape
Click on the text box boundary to select it.
In the top menu bar, under Drawing Tools, click on the Format tab to change the ribbon.
In the section Insert Shapes, click on Edit Shape.
This will open another menu.
Click on Change Shape
In the new menu, under Rectangles, click on the second rectangle with rounded corners.
PowerPoint will change the text box to one with rounded corners.
Method #2: Create new text box with rounded corners
Step #1: Open a PowerPoint presentation.
Open a presentation where you want to add text box with rounded corners.
Step #2: Insert a text box
In the top menu bar, click on the Insert tab to change the ribbon.
In the section Text, click on the Text Box icon.
The cursor will change to a cross.
Click the left mouse button, and while keeping it pressed, drag the mouse to create the text box.
PowerPoint will create a regular text box.
Fill in the text box.
In the section Shape Styles, select any one of the preset text boxes with rounded corners.
PowerPoint will change the style of the text box.
You can use the menu entries in Shape Styles to change the text box:
- Shape Fill — change the fill color
- Shape Outline — change the boundary color and style
- Shape Effects — add extra effects to the text box
Follow our step-by-step instructions to change the way your text box will look. We have shown you how to change your existing text box. You can also create new text boxes to have rounded corners.