1-866-245-5224 sales@keystonelearning.com

PowerPoint 2003: Inserting Slides from Other Presentations

PowerPoint 2003: Inserting Slides from Other Presentations

While it may sound like a difficult task, inserting slides from other presentations is really as easy as copy & paste or even drag and drop. You just need to know how to arrange your windows for optimum performance.

After all, if you’ve created something similar for one presentation, there’s no reason to re-create it just for another.

Arranging your PowerPoint Windows

     
  1. Open the presentation that contains the slide(s) you want to copy
     
  2.  
  3. Choose View: Slide Sorter from the Menu bar
     
  4.  
  5. Open the presentation that you will be copying to
     
  6.  
  7. Choose View: Slide Sorter from the Menu bar
     
  8.  
  9. Choose Window: Arrange All from Menu bar
     

Inserting Slides Using the Toolbar

     
  1. Follow the steps above for arranging your PowerPoint Windows
     
  2.  
  3. Select any slides in the presentation that contains the slide(s) you want to copy
      (You can select multiple slides by holding the [SHIFT] key while selecting slides)
     
  4.  
  5. Choose the Copy command on the Standard toolbar
     
  6.  
  7. Click the Title Bar of the presentation that you will be copying to
     
  8.  
  9. Choose the Paste command on the Standard toolbar
     

Inserting Slides Using the Shortcut Menu

     
  1. Follow the steps above for arranging your PowerPoint Windows
     
  2.  
  3. Select any slides in the presentation that contains the slide(s) you want to copy
      (You can select multiple slides by holding the [SHIFT] key while selecting slides)
     
  4.  
  5. Right-click any of the selected slides
     
  6.  
  7. Choose Copy from the Shortcut menu
     
  8.  
  9. Click the Title Bar of the presentation that you will be copying to
     
  10.  
  11. Right-click anywhere in Slide Sorter view
     
  12.  
  13. Choose Paste from the Shortcut menu
     

Inserting Slides Using Drag & Drop

     
  1. Follow the steps above for arranging your PowerPoint Windows
     
  2.  
  3. Select any slides in the presentation that contains the slide(s) you want to copy
      (You can select multiple slides by holding the [SHIFT] key while selecting slides)
     
  4.  
  5. Using your left mouse button, drag and drop the slides from one presentation to the other