PowerPoint is great for a whole range of presentation needs, and most businesses would be lost without it! But it can be easy to overlook the basics that can make or break your presentation, such as how to change the aspect ratio or size of you slides.

As standard, PowerPoint tends to start in the traditional square or 4:3 aspect ratio, which is fine for old projectors, but can look untidy on laptops, monitors and newer projectors which are now widescreen or 16:9 as standard.

So, how do you change the aspect ratio of your slide deck, and avoid those unsightly black bars? We’ve created a quick 'Top Tips' video to show you how to easily change the aspect ratio of your presentations, so you’ll never use the wrong one again!

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