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Microsoft KB Archive/35320

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PPT: A Line Drawn on Top of a Guide Cannot Be Selected

PSS ID Number: Q35320 Article last modified on 05-22-1998

2.00 2.01 3.00 4.00 | 4.00

MACINTOSH WINDOWS

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The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint for the Macintosh, versions 2.0, 2.01, 3.0, 4.0
  • == Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows, version 4.0 ==

SYMPTOMS

In a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, you cannot select and move a line located on top of a guide.

CAUSE

This behavior is by design to ensure that you can access the guides regardless of the type, number, or position of objects on the slide.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, use one of the following methods:

  1. Select and move the guide.
  2. Select and move the object.
  3. Select and move the guide to its original position.

-or-

  1. Click the Selection Tool button.
  2. Draw a selection box around the line.
  3. Move the line.

Additional query Words: grid gridline powerpt align tools unable click can’t ====================================================================== Version : 2.00 2.01 3.00 4.00 | 4.00 Platform : MACINTOSH WINDOWS ============================================================================= Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1998.