Learn about viewing and hiding gridlines in PowerPoint 2016.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
OS: Windows 7 and higher
PowerPoint's Gridlines help you position your slide objects more precisely. Along with Rulers and Guides, Gridlines let you position and snap slide objects in place so that you can easily line a set of slide objects uniformly. We will learn more about how you can work effectively with gridlines in this tutorial.
Gridlines are intersecting parallel and vertical dotted lines displayed on the slide forming almost a dotted graph-like mesh, as shown in
Figure 1: Gridlines on a slide
These gridlines do not print nor do they show in Slide Show view. In fact by default, these gridlines are not even visible on your slides in PowerPoint 2016. In this tutorial you'll learn how to show or hide these Gridlines in PowerPoint 2016 -- to make your work easier when working with complicated slide arrangements.
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