How do you scale something in PowerPoint?

What is scale height in PowerPoint?

Specifies the ratio between the height of the shape after you resize it and the current or original height. For example, to make a rectangle 50 percent larger, specify 1.5 for this argument.

How do you scale text in PowerPoint?

Hold down the Shift key and click both the text box and the image. Doing so will show selection handles around both elements, as shown in Figure C. At this point, hold down the Shift key as you can drag any handle to resize both. Figure D shows the result of dragging image handles to the right and down.

How do you get the ruler on PowerPoint?

To control the ruler with your keyboard:

  1. Tap the Ruler. on the Draw tab to make it appear on the drawing surface of the slide.
  2. Click the Ruler with your mouse.
  3. Press Shift+F6 to enter ruler-manipulation mode.
  4. Use a keyboard shortcut to manipulate the Ruler: Action. Key strokes. Move the Ruler up, down, left, or right.

How do I change the height of a shape in PowerPoint?

Select the picture, shape, WordArt, or other object to resize. Under Picture Tools or Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, enter the measurements that you want into the Height and Width boxes. On the Size tab, under Size and rotate, clear Lock aspect ratio.

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