Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Managing Objects
Chapter 15
Editing Your Presentation
Deleting Objects
Okay, this process is so simple it really doesn’t
deserve its own section, but putting it in one
makes it easier for you to find. To delete an
unwanted object, click the object’s border and
press the Delete key.
When you begin dragging a handle, the
mouse pointer turns into a plus sign.
Drag a top or bottom handle to change
the object height.
Resizing Objects
The object may not fit on the page exactly as you
envisioned it. You can easily make the object
smaller or larger. Just follow these steps:
Drag a left or right side handle to
change the object width.
Drag a corner handle to resize both the
height and width at the same time.
Select the object you want to resize. The
selection handles appear around the object.
4. When the object is the desired size, release
the mouse button.
2. Position the mouse pointer over one of the
eight handles. Do not select the green
rotation handle. Your mouse pointer turns into a
white double-headed arrow. See Figure 15-21.
Rotating Objects
Most graphic objects appear onto the slide in a
horizontal or vertical position. And most of the time,
that’s exactly what you want. But in some cases,
tilting the object at a fashionable angle provides just
the right touch to a slide. PowerPoint objects come
with a rotation handle with which you can rotate
an object clockwise or counterclockwise.
3. Drag a selection handle in one of the
following manners:
Mouse pointer
Select the object you want to rotate and position
the mouse pointer over the green rotation handle.
Drag the rotation handle clockwise or
counterclockwise until the graphic object is at the angel
you want. Notice in Figure 15-22 that the mouse
pointer turns into a circular arrow.
Figure 15-21
Resizing an object.
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