How to Rotate Objects in PowerPoint

Last updated on October 17th, 2023

Sometimes you need to rotate shapes and objects in PowerPoint, for example to match certain rotation degree in your slides. Rotating shapes and objects in PowerPoint can be easy as clicking in the object and move the green dot for the left or right.

You can see how this works by looking at the following images.

Rotate Shapes in PowerPoint 2010

If you want to set the rotate amount manually then you can do this in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 by accessing format shape options and then look for Size tab and Rotation value. Enter a rotation amount that can be a positive number or negative number, depending if you need to rotate clockwise or counterclockwise orientation.

rotate powerpoint degrees

Instead, if you need to animate an object and rotate the animation certain degrees you can also do that by using the spin animation.

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