Arrange and Align Shapes

PPT Productivity PowerPoint add-in has 100+ time saving features. 'Arrange and Align Shapes' features include shortcuts to select all shapes matching a selected shape color or size, or by 12 other attributes. Also features to quickly align shapes, including aligning to first selected.

The Arrange and Align Shapes features can all be found on the Format Shapes Toolbar for PPT Productivity Power Tools users (this includes the Free trial). The Format Shapes Toolbar can be redocked to the top, bottom or either side of your screen. You can resize the Toolbar and easily toggle to show or hide features or feature groups.

PPT Productivity's features let you spend less time formatting so you can focus on the story.

Flip or rotate

Flip shapes 180 degrees or rotate 90 degrees - clockwise or counter-clockwise

PPT Productivity exposes common formatting features to the Format Shapes toolbar, providing one click access to save you time. The four flip and rotate features enable fast adjustment of shapes or objects on your slide.

Please note: The Format Shapes Toolbar which includes these features has been updated in June 2021. The video on this page shows the previous version of the toolbar. Learn more about the updated Customizable Format Shapes Toolbar.

Shortcut Keys

All PPT Productivity features can be used via the Customizable Shortcut Keys for PowerPoint feature. You can update the shortcut keys to any preferred available combination, but to get you started we have set up the following shortcut keys in PowerPoint to flip and rotate shapes:

  • Keyboard Shortcut to flip horizontal: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+O[
  • Keyboard Shortcut to flip vertical: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+I[
  • Keyboard Shortcut to rotate clockwise: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+>[
  • Keyboard Shortcut to rotate anticlockwise: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+
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