PowerPoint TextBox formatting copy and paste

On my powerpoint slides
I have the background set.

But the textboxes are all different heights and with different formatting

I would like to click on a textbox
Copy its format
And go to a slide and paste that formatting only

Height, position vertical position fill etc...
Larry Bristersr. DeveloperAsked:
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Jamie GarrochSenior Technical Consultant at BrightCarbonCommented:
What kind of solution are  you looking for?

1. Native within PowerPoint
2. Add-in
3. VBA code example

If #1, you can use the Format tab to manually set the size the same and then use the Format Painter (in the Home tab, Clipboard group) to copy/paste the formatting from the source shape to one or more target shapes (double-click the painter button to use in multi-mode).To set the position the same, your best option will be to use custom Guides (right click on a slide to add guides).

For #2, the company I work for has an add-in called YOUtools that allows a user to copy the size and position properties of an object and then selectively paste one or more of those properties to other objects on the same/different slide(s).

YOUtools Copy Size and Position tool
You can select what is pasted/painted to your target shapes/text boxes by clicking the gear button in the highlighted part of the ribbon above:

YOUtools Paste Size and Position Options
For #3, I await your response.

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What Jamie said.

Just wanted to add a bit of info to #1: you may need to change resize shape to fit text into do not autofit in order to get the textbox heights the same. Otherwise they'll adjust to fit the amount of text.

To do so, right-click the text box, choose Format Shape. Then in the Format pane, click Text Options and then Textbox. You can choose Do Not Autofit there.

format shape pane
Larry Bristersr. DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks folks
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