google slides portrait

Change From Landscape to Portrait Mode

I love Google Slides for so many reasons beyond a presentation tool. Google Slides is great for creating multi-page documents. If students are creating posters, Google Slides is a great medium.




Page SetUp

Use the File menu in Google Slides to choose “Page setup.”
page setup

The default is “Widescreen 16:9.” Click on this to change the slide size.
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Custom

Change from widescreen to “Custom.”
custom slide size

Swap Length and Width

The default size is 10 x 5.626 inches. Swap this to be 5.625 by 10 inches. This makes the slides portrait for posters.

page set up width and length



Other Dimensions

Simply rotating the slides sideways produces a very skinny poster size. Try a dimension of 7.5 x 10 to create a portrait size that will print nicely onto paper.
7.5 by 10 inches

Template

tinyurl.com/portraitslides

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