How to Skew an Image in PowerPoint

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How to Skew an Image in PowerPoint
PowerPoint can format images for an oblique look. (Creatas/Creatas/Getty Images)

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 can format images on a slide. The "Format" tab on the command Ribbon can convert the image from a rectangular format to a skewed look that seems to pop off the slide. For example, the 3-D rotation command includes a "Perspective" style with an exaggerated tilt.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

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  1. 1

    Open the PowerPoint file.

  2. 2

    Click on the inserted image.

  3. 3

    Click on the "Picture Tools Format" tab. The "Format" ribbon will display groups, such as "Picture Styles."

  4. 4

    Click on the down-arrow for "Picture Effects" in the "Picture Styles" group.

  5. 5

    Point on "3-D Rotation" to display the effects.

  6. 6

    Click on a format. Examples include oblique, parallel and perspective. You can preview the styles by pointing over the buttons. The image's rectangular shape will convert to a skewed look.

  7. 7

    Save this file.

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