Google Slides are super convenient for whenever you need to prepare a slideshow or a presentation for work. Sometimes you want to show off your slideshow creating skills and give an extra visual effect to your slides. Knowing how to rotate text in Google Slides can really make your slides pop up.
However, if you haven’t been using Google Slides that often, it may be a bit confusing where to find the text rotation option. That’s why we’ve prepared a guide where we’ll explain the process step-by-step to help you rotate text in Google Slides.
How to Rotate Text in Google Slides
For those of you that are looking for a quick fix for how to rotate text in Google Slides:
First, select the text box. Go to the ‘Arrange’ tab, click on ‘Rotate’, and choose a rotation option from the dropdown menu.
Alternatively, you can also right-click on the text box and then click on ‘Rotate’.
Or you can use the ‘Rotation Handle’ to rotate the text with more rotation angles.
Below, we are going to explain the three methods for rotating text.
Method 1: Rotate text with the ‘Arrange’ tab
First, click or select the textbox that contains the text you want to rotate, then follow the steps below.
Click on the ‘Arrange’ tab from the top bar menu.
In the drop-down menu, go to ‘Rotate’.
Select your preferred rotation option: Rotate clockwise 90° or Rotate counter-clockwise 90°.
Method 2: Right-click on the text box
Right-click on the textbox that contains the text that you want to rotate.
This will open a drop-down menu with several options. Go to ‘Rotate’.
When you click on the ‘Rotate’ option, you will be able to choose if you want to rotate the text box 90 degrees clockwise or anticlockwise.
Note: You can also use the ‘Arrange’ tab and the right-click method to flip the text horizontally and vertically. The options are found just below the rotate options.