I'm using Google Slides. I would like to be able to add vertical text into a table cell. Microsoft Powerpoint provides this capability. See the screenshot below. How can I do this same action in Google Slides? I searched through all(?) the menu and formatting options.

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Here steps to create vertical text in Google Slides:

  1. Add shape with some text to your slide: enter image description here
  2. Select menu option Format - Format options enter image description here
  3. In "Format options" sidebar, you need to look for "Size and rotation" section, set Rotation Angle to 270: enter image description here

Your text is vertical now!

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    How do I get vertical text in a table cell? Oct 24, 2020 at 21:19
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    There is no rotation for cells available but you can add vertical text shape over that will look like a cell
    – user159892
    Oct 25, 2020 at 9:31

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