Using gridlines and guides


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Using gridlines and guides

Because PowerPoint is a visual tool, combining content and layout, it's important that the elements on your slides line up nicely. This is partially an aesthetic so your slides look good. Our brains are wired for symmetry and balance. If your elements are off center, it takes extra mind power to process the layout before turning to the content. You have some tools to help you line up your slides. Go to the View tab and over here in the Show group you have Ruler, Gridlines and Guides. It's nice to know that you can activate these from the keyboard as well. Shift+F9 turns on and off your Gridlines; Alt+F9 turns on and off your Guides; and Alt+Shift+F9 turns on and off your Ruler.

Now let's click on the Launch button in the Show group and we have a dialog box. First there is checkmarks for Snap objects to grid and Snap objects to other objects. Let me show you what happens when I turn these off. When they're both off, I can pick up my images and they are jus...

Using gridlines and guides
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Using gridlines and guides provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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PowerPoint
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