When you create a new presentation in PowerPoint these days, the slides default to a 16:9 ratio. However, you may have to present your slides on an older projector that only displays in a 4:3 ratio. Or, you may have old 4:3 PowerPoint slides that you'd like to modernize in the 16:9 ratio. This video explains how to change your slide sizes and what to watch out for when doing so.
- [Garrick] Hi I'm Garrick Chow,…and welcome to PowerPoint Tips Weekly.…When you create a new presentation in PowerPoint these days,…the slides default to a 16:9 ratio.…Sometimes referred to as wide screen,…like we see here where the slide is significantly wider,…than it is tall.…This movie you're watching right now…is also in the same aspect ratio.…But if you often present at different venues,…you'll still occasionally come across projectors…that only display at the older 4:3 ratio,…which is closer to being a square ratio.…Displaying your widescreen presentation…on a non-widescreen projector…can result in your slides being smaller on the screen,…in order to fit them on in their entirety.…
Kind of like how you'll see…black bars above and below movies, shown on older TVs.…Something you might have heard…referred to as "letter boxing".…If you want to ensure that your presentation looks its best,…regardless of the type of projector…you're displaying it through,…you might want to consider creating a 4:3 version of it,…
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