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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Aligning elements by using Smart Guides

Smart Guides is a new feature that appear when you need them and disappear when you don’t. Smart Guides help you see at a glance how any object or text box you are moving aligns with other elements on the slide or with the center or sides of the slide itself.

Align elements

  1. Drag an item on the screen.

    A smart guide appears on the slide, showing you how the item aligns with the nearest object.

  2. Position the item where you want it to appear and release the mouse button.

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Tip

Smart Guides change as you move the item, showing how the object lines up at the top, center, or bottom of another element. ...

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