Common UI Controls - Panels - Position Selection

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These settings let you specify the position on the slide for an object.

 

Placement

Use...*

Use default placement settings

Use the related placement settings specified in the slide property themes.

Use placement settings specified below

Override the default placement settings as specified below.

*This setting is only visible when specifying placement selection for slide objects. It is not visible when specifying placement selection for slide properties and themes.

 

Left, Top, Width, Height

These settings specify the location and size of the object as a percentage of the slide. Note that since these are relative to the slide, they will change if the aspect ratio of the slide changes.

 

 

Rotation

Use...*

Use default rotation settings

Use the related rotation settings specified in the slide property themes.

Use rotation settings specified below

Override the default rotation settings as specified below.

*This setting is only visible when specifying rotation settings for slide objects. It is not visible when specifying rotation settings for slide properties and themes.

 

Rotation is specified in 10ths of degrees.

 

Flip horizontally

Mirrors the object through the vertical center line.

 

Flip vertically

Mirrors the object through the horizontal center line.

 

 

Read the Knowledge Based article on the Rotation Setting to learn the difference between the Rotation property in the Position Selection Panel and the Rotate Effect in the Effects Selection Panel.