There are many text boxes with nothing inside in certain ppt file. How to delete all blank text box at one time?
Also, those blank text boxes reside not only one page of a file.
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Select items for action \ deletion: this can be done with ether CTRL-A or you can select items within a square box using your mouse (hold down the left button). Then punch DEL
There is no direct way to delete only the empty text boxes in PowerPoint, but you can use a macro instead.
Dim SlideToCheck As Slide
Dim ShapeIndex As Integer
For Each SlideToCheck In ActivePresentation.Slides
For ShapeIndex = SlideToCheck.Shapes.Count To 1 Step -1
If SlideToCheck.Shapes(ShapeIndex).Type = msoTextBox And _ Not SlideToCheck.Shapes(ShapeIndex).TextFrame.HasText Then
Go back to PowerPoint, go to Developer Tab (activate Developer Tab below), press Macros, select the RemoveTextboxes() and click Run.
Done! This will detele all the empty text boxes from your PowerPoint presentation.
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