Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Created: Thursday, August 16, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:00 am

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Once you insert shapes on a slide, you may realize that it’s not the perfect size. Did you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller? However you want your shapes resized, it’s easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint 2016 for Mac. Like most Microsoft Office programs, PowerPoint follows the concept of selection, then action. So, the first thing you may need to do to a shape that you want to be resized is to select it! Any shape that is selected shows several handles.

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Learn how to resize shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


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