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Format Objects

How to Format Objects in Google Slides

Format Objects

Images and shapes have some extra formatting options available in the Format Options pane.

Adjust Size and Position

  1. Select an object.
  2. Click Format options on the toolbar.
    Adjust Size and Position

    The Format options pane opens, displaying a list of categories.

  3. Click Size & Position.
  4. Customize the size and position options.

    Now, you can adjust the size directly in the top two fields, or by adjusting the scale in the lower two fields.

  5. Adjust the values in the size and/or position fields.

    You can also use this pane to move the image to a specific spot on the slide or rotate it a specific amount.

  6. Click Size & Position again to close the group.
    Adjust Size and Position

Recolor an Image

  1. In the Format options pane, click Recolor.
  2. Click the list arrow in the Recolor group.
  3. Select a recolor option.
  4. Click Recolor again to close the group.
    Recolor an Image

Adjust an Image's Appearance

  1. In the Format options pane, click Adjustments.

    This is where you can adjust an image's transparency, brightness, and contrast.

  2. Click Adjustments again to close the group.
    Adjust an Image's Appearance

Apply Shadow or Reflection Effects

You can also apply shadow or reflection effects to images and shapes.

  1. In the Format options pane, check an effect's check box.
  2. Click an effect's name to view more settings.
  3. Use the sliders to adjust the effect.
  4. Click an effect's name again to close the group.
    Apply Shadow or Reflection Effects

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