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Widescreen Format in PowerPoint Presentations

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Choose the Widescreen Size Format in PowerPoint 2007
Select a widescreen ratio in PowerPoint

Select a widescreen ratio in PowerPoint

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Two Different Widescreen Ratios

There are two different widescreen size ratios available in PowerPoint 2007. The choice you make will depend on your particular monitor. The most commonly chosen widescreen ratio is 16:9.

  1. In the Page Setup dialog box, under the heading Slides sized for: choose On-screen Show (16:9)
    • the width will be 10 inches
    • the height will be 5.63 inches
      Note - If you choose the ratio 16:10 the width and height measurements will be 10 inches by 6.25 inches.
  2. Click OK.

Next - Sample PowerPoint widescreen slide

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