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== CAUSE ==
 
== CAUSE ==
  
This behavior occurs because the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" option is selected. When this option is selected, you can increase the height of the AutoShape only by entering text in the callout.
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== RESOLUTION ==
 
== RESOLUTION ==
  
To resize the AutoShape by dragging a resizing handle, turn off the &quot;Resize AutoShape to fit text&quot; option, following these steps:
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To resize the AutoShape by dragging a resizing handle, turn off the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" option, following these steps:
 
# Select the AutoShape.
 
# Select the AutoShape.
 
# On the Format menu, click AutoShape.
 
# On the Format menu, click AutoShape.
 
# Click the Text Box tab.
 
# Click the Text Box tab.
# Click to clear the &quot;Resize AutoShape to fit text&quot; check box.
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# Click to clear the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" check box.
 
# Click OK.
 
# Click OK.
  

Latest revision as of 11:07, 21 July 2020

Knowledge Base


PPT97: Dragging Size Handle Doesn't Change Height of Autoshape

Article ID: 174131

Article Last Modified on 11/9/2000



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q174131


SYMPTOMS

When you attempt to increase the height of a Callout AutoShape, the AutoShape moves up or down on the page and its height is not increased. This behavior does not occur when you attempt to increase its width.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs because the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" option is selected. When this option is selected, you can increase the height of the AutoShape only by entering text in the callout.

RESOLUTION

To resize the AutoShape by dragging a resizing handle, turn off the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" option, following these steps:

  1. Select the AutoShape.
  2. On the Format menu, click AutoShape.
  3. Click the Text Box tab.
  4. Click to clear the "Resize AutoShape to fit text" check box.
  5. Click OK.

You can now increase the height of the callout by dragging a resizing handle.


Additional query words: unable cannot change stretch drag grab pull tall taller big bigger up ppt97 ppt8 8.00 move increase size expand

Keywords: KB174131