Getting to Know PowerPoint

This PowerPoint 2013 lesson includes everything you need to know to create dynamic Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.

The Ruler, guides, and gridlines

PowerPoint includes several tools to help organize and arrange content on your slides, including the Ruler, guides, and gridlines. These tools make it easier to align objects on your slides. Simply click the check boxes in the Show group on the View tab to show and hide these tools.

Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013The Ruler, Guidelines, and Grids

Simply click and drag to move the horizontal or vertical guides to a new position.