We can add our own placeholders to slide masters!

Woohoo! Finally! We can even make it say what we want if we don’t like “click to edit text.”

Here’s how

1.View (ribbon) | Presentation Views (chunk) | Slide Master to open master view.

2. Select a slide layout on the left.

3. Click Insert Placeholder and choose a type of placeholder.

Placeholder menu

4. Click and drag on the slide to create the placeholder.