Ms Word and PowerPoint hack to draw perfectly horizontal and vertical line

Line is one of the most basic shape for drawing. Let’s say you want to draw a perfectly vertical or horizontal line in Ms Word or PowerPoint. Drawing it using precision using a mouse can be difficult and time-consuming. However, the following Ms Word and PowerPoint hack (along with video tutorial) ensures you get perfectly horizontal or vertical line every time. The same hack works in Ms Word and PowerPoint as shown in our YouTube video.

Steps to draw vertical or horizontal line in Word and PowerPoint

Step 1: Go to Insert Tab > Shapes and select the desired type of line. Note: This should turn your cursor into + denoting that drawing mode is active.

Insert line in Word

Step 2: Bring the mouse pointer to the place where you need to start line

Step 3: Click and hold the left mouse button while drawing horizontal or vertical line.

Step 4: Holding shift will make slightly horizontal or vertical line to perfectly horizontal or vertical.

Video Demonstration

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