Learn about viewing and hiding Guides in PowerPoint 2016.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
OS: Windows 7 and higher
Like Gridlines, Guides also allow you to
position and snap your slide objects in place. For most professional slide designers, creating slides without guides would be very worrisome! When guides are enabled for the first time within PowerPoint, you can just see two guides by
default. These guides are two dotted lines, one horizontal and the other vertical. They span to intersect exactly at the center of the slide,
as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Guides on a PowerPoint slide
By default, guides may not be visible at all on your slides. Making them visible though can help while working with positioning any of your slide objects. Also if you need to position certain objects at the same position on successive slides, guides can be an amazing help! In successive tutorials, we will explore techniques that help you working with guides, or even adding more guides. In this tutorial, you will learn how to get started with guides by showing or hiding them in PowerPoint 2016:
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