Improved slide layouts with new size and position controls in Google Slides

We’re adding new controls to adjust the size and position of shapes, images, text boxes, and more in Google Slides. This builds on our launch from April, when we added guide and ruler features to give you more control over object positions and text alignment. Together these features provide precise control over slides and enable the design of more attractive and effective presentations. The new options allow users to:

  • Set exact size by numeric value or percentage scale 
  • Adjust object position on a slide 
  • Rotate by flipping horizontally or vertically, or setting a precise rotation angle 

Size & position controls in Slides
New object size and position controls in Google Slides 
You can access the new controls through:

  • Format menu > Format options 
  • Right click on object > Format options 
  • Select object > Format options in the toolbar 

See our Help Center for more information on how to arrange objects in Google Slides.

Launch Details

Release track:
Launching to Rapid Release, with Scheduled Release coming in two weeks

Available to all G Suite editions

Rollout pace: 
Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility)

All end users

Change management suggested/FYI

More Information 
Help Center: Insert and arrange text, shapes, diagrams, and lines

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