PowerPoint Tutorial: A Guide to Anchor Points and Rotation

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This week’s tutorial is dedicated to those PowerPoint ninjas who really want to master their rotation game. We’re going to be talking about anchor points and rotation in PowerPoint.

Anchor points are sometimes referred to as rotation points. They’re essentially a set and dedicated point for your slide element (like shapes, images or icons). This dedicated point does not move, nor rotate. However, it serves as the basis of where you want to move or rotate the specific element. Think of it like a pivot.

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11 thoughts on “PowerPoint Tutorial: A Guide to Anchor Points and Rotation

    shy bound

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    i've been using powerpoint as a way to animate, I've figured out most of this myself, but provided me with info that is very useful. however, if i try using the "spin" animation, it just reverts to its original anchor point. is there any way that can be solved?

    Vibhor Dikshit

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Thanks a lot for the trick . Been struggling with this since long. From this trick you have made my life so easy. Thanks a ton..

    Mats Couwenberg

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Ctrl + G doesn't work for me….


    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Very useful. Thanks.

    Super Swag

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Thanks a lot for that trick 😀

    Angelo Kadusale

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Much better 😀

    Jordan Smith

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    You shoukd provide a way to download the things you make. That'd be amazing.

    Miguel Calejo

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Best tip of 2017

    Rahamathulla Khazi

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Just A-moo-zing!


    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Brilhante, isso é sensacional, very cool. Obrigado.

    Ursula KöPá

    (March 24, 2019 - 11:49 am)

    Awesome tutorial, Yoyo! Reallyyyyyyy useful. Thank you so much yet once again!! keep them coming!

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