How to Rotate or Change Text Direction in PowerPoint?

Microsoft PowerPoint program allows users to insert text into shapes and text boxes. Besides that, you can change the text position in the text box or shape to align them horizontally, vertically, etc. You can easily change or rotate Text Directions on a PowerPoint presentation according to your needs.

This growupwindows article will guide you on changing or rotating Text Direction in Microsoft PowerPoint. Using the below guidelines, you can change the orientation of the text to various positions such as Horizontal, Stacked, Rotate all text 90 degrees, Rotate all text 270 degrees and more.

How to Change or Rotate Text Direction in PowerPoint?

First Method:

As mentioned earlier, Microsoft PowerPoint lets users change or rotate text direction. You can change the orientation of the text to different positions, including Horizontal, Stacked, Rotate all text 90 degrees, Rotate all text 270 degrees, and more.

To change or rotate text direction in PowerPoint Presentation, use these steps:-

Step 1. Open your existing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation or create a new one.

Step 2. Enter the text into the textbox that you want to rotate.

Step 3. Select Home tab and click the Text Directions button in “Paragraph” group.

Step 4. In the Text Directions drop-down menu, select a pre-configured option, and the text will immediately go in that direction.

If you want to customize text more, select the Home tab and click the Text Directions button again. After that, click the More Options in the list to open the Format Shape pane. On the Text Options tab, under the Text Box section, you can customize the text in their text boxes and also set Text Directions.

Second Method:

If you don’t prefer to use above mentioned method, then right-click on the textbox and choose the Format Shape option.

Once done, the Format Shape pane will appear on the right side of the screen. Here, click the Text Options tab. Under the Text Box section, click the Text Direction drop-down box and choose an option in the list.

Good luck.

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