Rotating Presentation Objects

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 20, 2014)

In developing a presentation, you create slides. On those slides you place objects, such as text boxes and images. As you are getting your slides to appear just the way you want, Presentation provides tools that allow you to easily rotate those objects for the effect you want. Here's how:

  1. Click once on the object to select it. (If you want to rotate text, make sure you click on the box that surrounds the text.)
  2. Click Arrange | Rotate. Presentation provides four rotational options.
  3. Click the rotation option you want.

That's it; the object is rotated as you specified in step 3. The four options mentioned in step 2 (the ones from which you can choose) are as follows:

  • Rotate Clockwise 90 Degrees
  • Rotate Counter-Clockwise 90 Degrees
  • Flip Horizontally
  • Flip Vertically

Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

MORE FROM ALLEN

Creating an AutoText Reference List

Need a fast, easy way to come up with a list of all the AutoText entries that you've defined? This tip presents two ways ...

Discover More

Finding and Deleting Rows

Got a table that contains rows you want to delete? Deleting one or two rows in a table is easy; deleting a bunch of rows ...

Discover More

Hyperlinks No Longer Work in a Workbook

Hyperlinks can be a great timesaver and very convenient. Unless, of course, if they don't work as you expect. This tip ...

Discover More
More DriveTips

Deleting a Slide

Do you no longer need a particular slide in your presentation? Getting rid of slides is much easier than creating them in ...

Discover More

Moving Slides

Getting your slides into the order in which you need them is a big part of putting together a presentation. Here are the ...

Discover More

Rotating a Text Box

Text boxes are integral to the layout of many slides, especially if they contain text. Here's how to change the angle at ...

Discover More
Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is 3 + 0?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)