Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In the Snap to section, select or deselect the Snap objects to grid check box.
This setting speciﬁ es whether or not objects will automatically align with
3. In the Grid settings section, enter the amount of space you want between
4. Select or deselect the Display grid on screen check box to display or hide the
grid. (Note that you can make objects snap to the grid without the grid being
Guides are like gridlines except they are individual lines, rather than a grid of lines, and
you can drag them to different positions on the slide. As you drag a guide, a numeric
indicator appears to let you know the ruler position, as shown in Figure 20.18. Use the Grid and
Guides dialog box shown in Figure 20.17 to turn guides on/off, or press Alt+F9.
Guides are movable, nonprinting lines that help with alignment.
Vertical guide (being dragged)
You can create additional sets of guide lines by holding down the Ctrl key while dragging
a guide (to copy it). You can have as many horizontal and vertical guides as you like, all at
positions you specify. You can also save your custom guides (new in PowerPoint 2013).