Lines and arrows in PowerPoint 2010 may appear slightly rotated when previewed / published

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You may find that lines or arrows in your PowerPoint 2010 presentations appear slightly rotated, jagged, or uneven when previewed or published with Presenter '09.

This is a known issue.  You can correct it in the following manner:

  1. Right-click the line or arrow, and select Format Shape.
  2. Select the 3-D Rotation tab on the left side of the window.
  3. Subtract one-tenth (.1) of a point from the Z Rotation Axis.  Here are some examples:
    • If the Z axis is currently 0, change it to 359.9.
    • If the Z axis is currently 90, change it to 89.9.
    • If the Z axis is currently 180, change it to 179.9.
    • If the Z axis is currently 270, change it to 269.9.
  4. Click the Close button.
  5. Republish your presentation.