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How to Change the Slide Size in MS PowerPoint?

  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2021

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation of topics that allows us to create “presentation slides” that can be displayed on the computer screen or on a widescreen. A PowerPoint presentation is a good way to convey information to a large audience. It helps in creating a topic in a proper manner by providing various features like editing, graphical animations, and many more. A user does not have to carry around any slides or slide projector, and, if necessary, can make any last-minute changes to the presentation.  

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Features of MS PowerPoint



  1. Slide Design
  2. Animations
  3. Insert Icons and 3D models
  4. Video Recording
  5. Slide Layout
  6. Slide Transitions
  7. Slide Show
  8. Visual effects
  9. Inserting Shapes
  10. Inserting an Image, videos, pictures, audios, etc.
  11. Inserting Media
  12. Draw or write with digital ink
  13. Zoom
  14. Surface Pen Slide Navigation for PowerPoint

What is Slide Size in MS Powerpoint?

Microsoft PowerPoint has a special feature called slide size in which you can change or customize your own slide size in the document. MS PowerPoint set the default slide size in widescreen (16:9) ratio. There are many other slide sizes available in MS PowerPoint like standard (4:3) slides have a size of 10 × 7.5 inches or 25.4 × 19.05 cm. Widescreen (16:9) slides have a size of 13.33 × 7.5 inches or 33.867 × 19.05 cm.

You should know the size of the slide in the MS PowerPoint presentation.

Some side sizes that are available in MS PowerPoint are shown in the figure:

Steps to Change the Slide Size

Step 1: On the navigation menu bar click on the design option.

Step 2: Next click on the slide size option as shown in the figure:



Step 3: A menu will pop up on the screen where you can choose different types of slide sizes from the menu.

Step 4: Select the size of the slide as per your requirement.

Finally, the slide size is set in the PowerPoint presentation.

Steps to Customize Slide Size

Step 1: On the navigation menu bar click on the design option.

Step 2: Next click on the slide size option as shown in the figure:



Step 3: A menu will pop up on the screen where you can choose different types of slide sizes.

Step 4: Click on the custom slide size option as shown in the figure:

Step 5: A slide size dialog box will pop up on the screen.

Step 6: Now click on the drop down arrow button under the slide sized option as shown in the figure:

Step 7: A list of slide sizes will be open.

Step 8: Select the slide size as per your requirement.

Step 9: Now set the width of your slide.

Step 10: Next set the height of the slide.

Step 11: Set the number slides from option.

Step 12: Now select the orientation (portrait or landscape) of your slide as shown in the figure:

Step 13: Set the notes, handouts, and outline option.

Step 14: Click on the OK option.

Finally, customize slide size is set for the presentation.

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