Align Function in PowerPoint

In this article, you’ll learn about the Align functions in Microsoft PowerPoint and how to use them in your presentations.

Alignment makes your Powerpoint presentation clear and outstanding. Powerpoint provides you with multiple alignment functions. Let’s discuss those functions and how to use those in your Powerpoint presentation in this article.

Aligning text in a Powerpoint Presentation

The upcoming steps help you to align a text or paragraph in Powerpoint:

  • Select the text or paragraph that you want to align.
  • Now, select the desired alignment option from the Paragraph group in the ribbon.
Align Function in PowerPoint
  • The above image shows the alignments such as Align LeftAlign RightAlign Center, and Justify.

You can also use the below shortcut keys to align your text using keyboard.

Shortcut KeysUses
Ctrl+LTo align the text or paragraph left
Ctrl+RTo align the text or paragraph Right
Ctrl+ETo align the text or paragraph Center
Ctrl+JTo align the text or paragraph justified

Aligning Object in a PowerPoint Presentation

Aligning an Object or Picture include the following steps:

  • Select the Object or picture which you want to align.
  • Go to the Picture Tools Format tab.
  • Click on the drop-down arrow in the Align Objects icon from the Arrange group.
Align Function in PowerPoint
  • You can see the listed multiple align functions as Align Left, Align Right, Align middle, Align Top, Align Bottom, and so on.
Align Function in PowerPoint
  • Select the desired alignment function by clicking on it.

Now, you can see your Text and Objects aligned perfectly in your Powerpoint Presentation.