Automatically arrange objects to placeholder position and size in PowerPoint.

Adjust to layoutAdjust to layout

Fit your objects into your placeholder in less than a second
A master layout is an underestimated help for your professional looking slides to avoid – again – jumping slides. To use all the space of your defined content placeholder, use the Adjust to Layout function to fit all selected objects perfectly into the placeholder. It is like magic how the position, the size and the distance between one or more objects are adjusted to the perfect alignment.
Adjust size and position of objects to layout size in PowerPoint

Increase sizeIncrease / Decrease Size and Position

Change the position and the size of objects slightly and in little steps to check out different layout styles.
Designing a presentation can be an exhausting task. Sometimes it is more of an iterative process than a single shot. Reduce or increase the size and distance of or between objects in small steps to get closer to the perfect look. If the try out was a mistake – Just revert the change and set the object back to the original state.
Increase and decrease object size in PowerPoint

Adjust to layout

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Adjust to layout Adjust size, position and distance of selected objects to layout
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table to arrange and adjust their size, position and distance to fit to the master layout (text placeholder). If no master layout is defined on the current slide the first master layout (text placeholder) within the slide master is determined. Alternatively you can define your own custom placeholder settings within the Custom Settings. Note that tables can only be arranged as single shape.
Adjust size, position and distance of selected objects to layout (vertically)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table to arrange and adjust their size, position and distance to fit to the master layout (text placeholder) vertically. If no master layout is defined on the current slide the first master layout (text placeholder) within the slide master is determined. Alternatively you can define your own custom placeholder settings within the Custom Settings. Note that tables can only be arranged as single shape.
Adjust size, position and distance of selected objects to layout (horizontally)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table to arrange and adjust their size, position and distance to fit to the master layout (text placeholder) horizontally. If no master layout is defined on the current slide the first master layout (text placeholder) within the slide master is determined. Alternatively you can define your own custom placeholder settings within the Custom Settings. Note that tables can only be arranged as single shape.
Adjust size, position and distance of selected objects with locked ratio to layout (vertically)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table to arrange and adjust their size, position and distance to fit to the master layout (text placeholder) vertically and with locked ratio. If no master layout is defined on the current slide the first master layout (text placeholder) within the slide master is determined. Alternatively you can define your own custom placeholder settings within the Custom Settings. Note that tables can only be arranged as single shape.
Adjust size, position and distance of selected objects with locked ratio to layout (horizontally)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table to arrange and adjust their size, position and distance to fit to the master layout (text placeholder) horizontally and with locked ratio. If no master layout is defined on the current slide the first master layout (text placeholder) within the slide master is determined. Alternatively you can define your own custom placeholder settings within the Custom Settings. Note that tables can only be arranged as single shape.

Increase / Decrease

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Size and position
Select an option from the dropdown to change one or more selected shape(s), chart(s) or table(s). Depending on the chosen option size or position settings will be changed by using the increase or decrease function. Choose between following options:
  • Shape size: Adjust size (height and width)
  • Shape height: Adjust height
  • Shape width: Adjust width
  • Vertical distance: Adjust vertical distance between the selected objects
  • Horizontal distance: Adjust horizontal distance between the selected objects
  • Shape height and distance: Adjust shape height and vertical distance between the selected objects
  • Shape width and distance: Adjust shape width and horizontal distance between the selected objects
Increase by 10%, 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% (shape size, shape height, shape width, shape height and distance, shape width and distance)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table and adjust it depending on the chosen option in the dropdown by either 10%, 25%, 50%, 75% or 100%. If the function is used on a shape for the first time, the original settings are written into variables to enable a later restoring.
Increase by 0,1cm, 0,25cm, 0,5cm, 0,75cm or 1,0cm (vertical distance, horizontal distance)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table and adjust the distance between these objects (depending on the chosen option) by either 0,1cm, 0,25cm, 0,5cm, 0,75cm or 1,0cm. If the function is used on a shape for the first time, the original settings are written into variables to enable a later restoring. If the metric system settings are changed within the Custom Settings, the increase function will be adjusted accordingly.
Decrease by 10%, 25%, 50% or 75% (shape size, shape height, shape width, shape height and distance, shape width and distance)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table and adjust it depending on the chosen option in the dropdown by either 10%, 25%, 50%, 75% or 100%. If the function is used on a shape for the first time, the original settings are written into variables to enable a later restoring.
Decrease by 0,1cm, 0,25cm, 0,5cm or 0,75cm (vertical distance, horizontal distance)
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table and adjust the distance between these objects (depending on the chosen option) by either 0,1cm, 0,25cm, 0,5cm, 0,75cm or 1,0cm. If the function is used on a shape for the first time, the original settings are written into variables to enable a later restoring. If the metric system settings are changed within the Custom Settings, the increase function will be adjusted accordingly.
Restore original settings
If a shape, chart or table was adjusted using the Smarter Slides Increase and Decrease function, the original settings are written into variables to enable a later restoring. Click to restore these settings depending on the chosen option in the dropdown.
Save as original distance
Select one or more shape(s), chart(s) or table and set their current settings as original setting to restore them at a later stage. Settings which are stored as variables depend on the chosen option in the dropdown.