Lock or Unlock Objects

PPT Productivity PowerPoint add-in has 180+ time saving features. The Lock Objects feature let you easily lock shapes, tables, images, or other objects to your PowerPoint slide to prevent movement. Plus you can also unlock them if you have PPT Productivity installed. Standard PowerPoint does not offer the ability to lock or unlock objects.

Unlock objects

Locked shapes, objects, images or tables in your PowerPoint presentation can be unlocked using PPT Productivity.

Select the PowerPoint slide/s containing locked shape(s) you need to unlock, then click 'Unlock objects' (Found beneath the Lock Object icon on the PPT Productivity Ribbon).

The file will close momentarily and reopen (you need to first save your document to a local drive). Previously locked objects will then be unlocked and can be moved and edited like any other shape or image.

Productivity Tip

You need PPT Productivity installed to unlock any shapes, objects, images or tables that you have locked (so if you lock a shape it will be locked for anyone viewing the presentation without PPT Productivity installed). Only users with PPT Productivity installed on their machine can then unlock the shapes.


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