How do you use Ruler and guide in PowerPoint?

How do I insert a guide in PowerPoint?

To add a guide, Ctrl+click or right-click on your slide, point to Guides, and then select Add Vertical Guide or Add Horizontal Guide. To remove a guide, Ctrl+click or right-click the guide line, and then select Delete on the menu.

How do I show alignment guides in PowerPoint?

Select View > Guides to show the horizontal and vertical center lines. Select View > Gridlines to show more gridlines. Use the lines to align objects. Clear Gridlines and Guides to turn them off.

How do you use the Ruler in 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 use Smart Guides in PowerPoint?

Guides

  1. Select the Guides check box on the View tab to turn them on. …
  2. Click and drag the guides to position them on the slide.
  3. Click and drag an object, using the guides to position it correctly.
  4. Hold the Ctrl key and click and drag a guide to duplicate it.
  5. Clear the Guides check box to turn them off.
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How do you measure on PowerPoint?

On the PowerPoint menu, select Preferences, and then select View. Click the arrow next to Ruler units, and select a unit of measure from the list. You can select Inches, Centimeters, Points, or Picas.

How do you align objects in PowerPoint?

Try it!

  1. Select the objects you want to align. Press Shift to select multiple objects.
  2. Select Format > Align and select how you want to align them: Align Left, Align Center, or Align Right. Align Top, Align Middle, or Align Bottom. Distribute Horizontally or Distribute Vertically.