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Allow presentations to have mixed orientations

Allow portrait and landscape in same presentation

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    Thanks for your feedback! The PowerPoint for Mac team is reviewing your suggestion to allow presentations include both landscape and portrait orientations and will consider it in future planning rounds.

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      • Grégoire GAUTIER commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Bonjour,

        je trouve ça juste incroyable qu'un logiciel qui est si souvent utilisé et depuis des décennies ne puisse pas laisser ses utilisateurs créer une présentation avec des slides pouvant avoir des hauteurs différentes indépendamment les unes des autres. Aujourd'hui on imprime de moins en moins nos présentations et ça serait une valeur ajoutée vis à vis de vos concurrents qui eux non plus ne permettent pas cette fonctionnalité qui devrait être basique selon moi. Un simple scroll permettrait par exemple de ne pas découper un design de page Web ou tout autre design en fait, histoire de ne pas perdre l'attention des spectateurs ou de bidouiller des switchs entre deux applications.

        D'autre part, il serait plus que sympathique d'avoir la possibilité de mettre les unités en pixels comme il serait encore plus sympathique que l'application ne change pas nos valeurs. Par exemple si je travaille sur un format A4 et que je mets une forme rectangulaire avec une hauteur de 21cm, l'application me met transforme une fois sur deux le 21cm par un 21,01cm. C'est juste pas possible donc par pitié faites en sorte de faire des efforts car on a l'impression qu'au fil des années vous ne changer uniquement que l'aspect esthétique de l'interface alors que vous pourriez faire tellement plus.

        Vos concurrents sont soient des outils Cloud que les grandes entreprises sont frileuses d'utiliser pour des questions de sécurité soit des alternative Apple comme Keynotes ou Adobe avec InDesign. Seulement voilà, avec Keynotes on ne peut pas non plus régler la hauteur d'une slide indépendamment de toutes celles contenues dans la présentation et avec InDesign, c'est impossible d'utiliser des GIFs, ou des Vidéos car l'export est en PDF.

        Je joins à ce message mon email en espérant que vous me contacterez une fois que vous aurez corrigé les problèmes que j'ai évoqué dans votre logiciel de présentation.

        Par ailleurs, merci pour la lecture de ce commentaire.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I often use PowerPoint to design simple posters for flyers and whatnot - it's easy to move stuff around and get it to line up and is perfectly adequate for my needs. I'd like to be able to have an Insert Page Break or Section (or whatever it is that does this in Word) to change the orientation for a discrete subsection of the .pptx so that I can print portrait and landscape from the same file please.

        I rarely project these files (though when I'm giving presentations I probably do want all slides in one direction) but the workaround posted here (from which I've arrived) looks handy for those who want that https://support.office.com/en-us/article/can-i-use-portrait-and-landscape-slide-orientation-in-the-same-presentation-d8c21781-1fb6-4406-bcd6-25cfac37b5d6

        Ta, Jo

      • Mr. J commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please enable this, seems like such an obvious, basic feature to have!

      • Sam commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature would help us to save time and money. (our Business is presenting)

      • Peter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please find a way to enable both landscape and portrait orientation in a single slide for powerpoint on a Mac

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am a professor at a Medical School and teach students of various disciplines. My lecture presentation is in portrait mode for students' convenience but if I can arrange some slides in the same continuous teaching in landscape mode, then it will allow me to present larger images without sacrificing the resolution. I hope Microsoft adds this feature in the next update.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        for more flexible display of tabular information a mixed orientation or portrait and landscape would be desirable

      • Vinu Patel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I second this improvement. I definitely have a need to be able to have some slides in portrait and landscape to make my presentations more effective.

      • Leah commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It is essential that we be able to have different sized slides in a power point presentation, otherwise, what is the point of a 'presentation'????

        Please consider. Thank you

      • John Clevenger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have been needing this for YEARS! I wish I could give more than 1 vote! How long will this be under review and what are the criteria which are used to determine if this is accepted or not?

      • Oroflo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I need to run presentations where this combination is almost mandatory. It will be a great plus for us (as customers) to improve our job and opportunities

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        To have the possibility to combine vertical and horizontal page orientation in the same presentation

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Absolutely! Whyever not? It is very frustrating that MS doesn't give similar features to all their products. If it is something I need/want to do in Word, why wouldn't I also need/want it in a presentation?

      • jl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        use portrait and landscape in same presentations, it's possible in word why not in ppt?

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