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Text in Shapes: Rotate Text 180° Within Shapes in PowerPoint

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint

If you have worked aplenty with text in PowerPoint, you must be aware that you cannot rotate text within a shape by 180°. What’s surprising is that you can rotate text by 90° and 270° within a shape, but not by 180°! But why would you need upside-down text that is rotated 180°? Many users do need this upside-down text to explain advanced concepts.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2013

Apple Mac

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2011

Tutorial Code: 06 09 02
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