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.
Send to back, bring to front
One click access to pull a shape or object to the front or push it to the back of a set of shapes or objects on your slide.
In addition to offering new features in PowerPoint, PPT Productivity exposes common standard formatting features to the Format Shapes toolbar - providing one click access to save you time.
Send to back/ bring to front buttons enable fast layering of objects on the 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.
You can also use the PPT Productivity features to send backward one position or to bring forward one position.
You can use Shortcut keys in PowerPoint to send to back or bring to front.
- Keyboard Shortcut to Send object to back using Ctrl+Shift+[
- Keyboard Shortcut to Send object to front: Ctrl+Shift+]