Layout and Positioning: Alignment in PowerPoint

Created: Monday, April 30, 2012, posted by Geetesh at 11:18 am

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You can align multiple objects on your slide using different alignment parameters. For example, you can align all object left, right, middle, center, up, or down. Alignment works on both horizontal and vertical planes. Options to align may be found in differing locations, depending upon the version of PowerPoint you use or the operating system you are using — here are links to Align tutorials and resources:

Microsoft Windows
Align Shapes in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

Align Shapes to Center of Slide in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

Apple Mac

Align Shapes in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Align Shapes to the Center of the Slide in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac


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