Generate random text in PowerPoint

PowerPoint 365
You may need to create a slide with random text for some reason. For example, to demonstrate some features, to create templates, etc. PowerPoint has two hidden formulas to generate text.

Before generating a text, you need to add a Text Box or a Shape to a slide: on the Insert tab, in the Text group, click the Text Box button:

Text Box button in PowerPoint 365  or   Text Box button 2 in PowerPoint 365

Or

On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, from the Shapes dropdown list, select a shape you need:

Shapes button in PowerPoint 365

   1.   To generate a Lorem Ipsum text:

Lorem Ipsum in PowerPoint 365

Type = lorem (<number of paragraphs>) in the text box or the shape and press Enter.

In the example above was used = lorem (3).

   2.   To generate a random text:

Random text in PowerPoint 365

Type = rand (<number of paragraphs>) and press Enter.

In the example above was used = rand (2).

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