PPT2000: Cannot Rotate Master Slide Title or Text Placeholders

ID: Q212448

The information in this article applies to:


The Free Rotate command on the Drawing toolbar is unavailable (grayed out), when the Master Title or Master Text placeholders on the Slide or Title Master is selected. In contrast, Free Rotate is available when the Data, Footer, and Number placeholders are selected.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.


For more information about Slide Masters or Title Masters, click the Office Assistant, type "Title or Slide Masters," click Search, and then click to view "Modify the slide master or title master."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Microsoft Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component

Additional query words: ppt2k 9.0 draw rotate flip gray

Keywords          : kbtemplate 
Version           : WINDOWS:2000
Platform          : WINDOWS 
Issue type        : kbprb 

Last Reviewed: June 28, 1999