How do I put one shape on top of another in PowerPoint?

How do you stack shapes in PowerPoint?

Try it!

  1. Select what you’d like to move up or down in a stack. Note: Press Ctrl and hold to move multiple objects at once.
  2. Select Home > Arrange.
  3. Select one of the following options: Bring Forward: Moves your selected object one layer up. Send Backward: Moves your selected object one layer down.

How do you overlap objects in PowerPoint?

Click the “Format” tab in the Microsoft Office ribbon. If you don’t have the text box or WordArt selected, the tab won’t be visible, so if you don’t see the Drawing Tools section of the ribbon, click on second box, the one you want to overlap the other, to select it.

How do I overlay a picture on top of another in PowerPoint?

You can also click and hold the cursor on the photo to drag around the slide until the location is perfect. Click on the picture and repeat the photo insert process for the second overlay image. Now drag the corners to reach the desired size and drag the photo around the slide until the desired position is achieved.

How do you overlay images in PowerPoint?

Insert a picture in PowerPoint:

Select the image and go to ‘Shape Fill’ option. Choose ‘Fill picture’ option in the drop down menu. Select the image you want to superimpose on the first image.

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Why can’t I group objects in PowerPoint?

If you are unable to group in PowerPoint, there are typically 3 common reasons: You have selected only one object (you must have more than one object selected to group). You can’t group placeholders with other objects. You can’t group objects with tables, embedded worksheets or GIF images.

How do you show layers in PowerPoint?

Click the Home tab and then click the Editing icon on the far right of the ribbon. Click Select and then Selection Pane. The Selection Pane opens, listing every object in the PowerPoint slide.