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.

Squeeze or expand gaps

Reduce or expand the space between each of the selected shapes.

This feature lets you quickly contract or expand spacing between selected shapes or objects on your PowerPoint slide. Nudge shapes or objects closer together to make more space on your slide/ to fit in another shape. Expand the spacing between shapes to balance the empty space on the slide.

The space added or removed on each click is small, so you can incrementally adjust spacing.

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.

Productivity Tip

Combine this feature with the distribute evenly feature to perfect your slide formatting.

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