Basics About Shapes: Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint

Created: Monday, April 30, 2012, posted by at 9:34 am

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Once you insert shapes on a slide, you may realize that it’s not the perfect size — did you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller? However you want your shapes resized, it’s easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint 2016. Like most Microsoft Office programs, PowerPoint follows the concept of selection, then action — so the first thing you need to do to a shape that you want to be resized is to select it! Any shape that is selected shows several handles

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

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2013

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2010

Apple Mac

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2016

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2011

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint


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