Flip an image on a PowerPoint 2010 slide

Why would you flip the photo? horizontal on the slide? The most common reason is that the focus of the image is not where you want it to be. You can have a photo that would be perfect if it was pointed in the opposite direction.

Examples

  • In the example slide above, the image has been duplicated and then flipped horizontally to show the tennis game for right- or left-handers.

  • Ideally, the subject of interest leads v scroll if the topic needs more information. If the focus is something like an exit, the photo should be pointed in the direction Exit from the slide.

Content
  1. Flip an image horizontally on a PowerPoint slide
  2. Flip an image vertically on a PowerPoint slide
  3. Steps to Flip an Image Vertically

Flip an image horizontally on a PowerPoint slide

Steps to Flip an Image Horizontally

  1. Click on the photo to select it. Knob Picture Tools appears above the ribbon.

  2. Click the “Format” button just below the button Picture Tools .

  3. In chapter streamline click the Rotate button on the right side of the ribbon.

  4. Click Flip Horizontal from the drop-down menu.

Flip an image vertically on a PowerPoint slide

Why would you flip the photo? vertical on the slide? Flipping an image vertically on a PowerPoint slide is probably less common. However, there are times when you may need this feature.

Examples

  • In the demo slide shown above, the propeller plane image is flipped vertically to show what it can sometimes look like during an air show.

  • You may have a chart of your company’s sales, but it’s listed from low to high. You can turn it around to focus on the highest sales this year

Steps to Flip an Image Vertically

  1. Click on the photo to select it. Knob Picture Tools appears above the ribbon.

  2. Click the “Format” button just below the button Picture Tools .

  3. In chapter streamline click the Rotate button on the right side of the ribbon.

  4. Click Flip Vertical from the drop-down menu.

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