Originally Posted by Jakub Klein
this issue has been in my head for a while. Let s say you have several objects: A, B, C, D (no matter if pictures or classic objects) and you want to resize objects B, C, D to the size of object A including formating and such. I haven't been able to figure out the way to do that, I've seen it in my former employer Office 2003 customized version.
Thanks a lot for your help.
The following is based on PowerPoint, but I suspect it will be the same for all MS Office products. As I can't find an automated method to do this, the manual method to do this is to:
- Click on object A (that you want all other objects to be the same as)
- Double-click the Format Paintbrush button on the Home button bar
- Click once on each of the objects B, C, D, etc that you wish to take on this format
- Click on the Format Paintbrush button again to turn off the formatting
- Click once on Object A again and on the Format button bar, take note of the Height and Width values in the Size grouping
- Now, holding down CTRL or Shift, select objects B, C, D, etc
- Type in the Height and Width values you noted assigned to object A
Now, as I said, this is the manual way. I haven't seen a one-button solution to this in my travels, but can create one for you if you think this is something that will save you a lot of time and effort in the future.