How to Fix PowerPoint Window Opens Off the Screen Mac


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When Mac users opened PowerPoint and recent presentation on Mac, the presentation did not appear on the right place. It went to Mission control.

Drag and drop the Window did not fix this issue.

Powerpoint window off the screen Mac

Fix 1: Choose Zoom Window

Go to Window menu in Powerpoint and select Zoom window.

Fix 2: Open app in lower resolution

  1. Quit PowerPoint app.
  2. Go to System Preferences -> Displays Panel and reduce the resolution of the display via scaled checkbox (use lowest resolution).
  3. Reopen the PowerPoint app and your presentation in lower resolution.
  4. Now restore the original Mac resolution via System Preferences -> Displays panel.

Fix 3: Choose Arrange all option

In PowerPoint, go to Windows menu -> Arrange All.

Fix 4: For external or dual monitor users

If you are running MacBook Pro with external monitor, follow this guide.

  1. Unplug MacBook external monitor.
  2. Enter full screen mode via View -> Enter Full screen.
  3. Then Exit the full screen mode.
  4. Now connect (plug in) your external monitor.

Other Fixes :-

  • Press the Command + F1 keys.
  • In Powerpoint, select Window -> Cascade.

If you knew any other solutions, do let us via comment.

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2 responses to How to Fix PowerPoint Window Opens Off the Screen Mac

Go to full screen mode and make a minor edit to the presentation. Exit full screen mode. Attempt to close Powerpoint and it will move the smaller window into view upon asking if you want to save. Then, slide it where you would prefer it open next time, click "don't save." Re-open Powerpoint. Worked for me!

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