Rotate between portrait and landscape slides in the same presentation

PowerPoint 2013 slide layouts are set up in landscape orientation. Using a mix of landscape and portrait slides in the same presentation can’t be done. But you can link two presentations together to make it look like one presentation, and your audience won’t know the difference.

To create a presentation with only a portrait layout, see Use portrait slide orientation for your presentation.

Here’s how it works:

 Tip    Place both presentations in the same folder before you create links. That way, if the folder is copied to a CD or moved, the presentations will still link correctly.

  1. To create a link from the first presentation to the second presentation, do the following:
   
  1. In the first presentation, select the text or object that you want to click to link to the second presentation.
  2. Click Insert > Action.
  3. In the Action Settings dialog box, on either the Mouse Click tab or Mouse Over tab, click Hyperlink to, and then select Other PowerPoint Presentation from the list.
  4. In the Hyperlink to Other PowerPoint Presentation dialog box, locate and then click the second presentation, and then click OK.
  5. In the Hyperlink to Slide dialog box, under Slide title, click the slide that you want to link to, and then click OK.

Under Slide Title, click the slide you want to link to.

  1. Click OK in the Action Settings dialog box.
  1. To create a link from the second presentation back to the first presentation, do the following:   
  1. In the second presentation, select the text or object that you want to click to link back to the first presentation.
  2. Click Insert > Action.
  3. In the Action Settings dialog box, on either the Mouse Click tab or Mouse Over tab, click Hyperlink to, and then select Other PowerPoint Presentation from the list.
  4. In the Hyperlink to Slide box, under Slide title, click the slide that you want to link to, and then click OK.
  5. Click OK in the Action Settings dialog box.
  1. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to continue to link between the two presentations.
 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2013