Why can’t I copy and paste in PowerPoint?

How do I enable copy and paste in PowerPoint?

Select the text you want to copy, and then on the keyboard, press Ctrl+C to copy. Go to the slide where you want to paste the text, and on the keyboard press Ctrl+P to paste.

Why is copy greyed out PowerPoint?

This issue might be caused by the Office clipboard is full, please try to clean it.

Why can’t I select anything in PowerPoint?

The easiest way to resolve these difficulties is to use the Selection Pane. On the Home tab, click on the Arrange command (in the Drawing group), and select Selection Pane. The Selection Pane that opens on the right will display a list of all objects on the current slide. You can select one by left clicking on it.

Why can’t I copy and paste on PowerPoint?

One reason copy paste might not be working could be due to the installed add-ins. You’ll have to remove all of them then try again. Fire up PowerPoint in regular mode, and navigate to File > Options > Add-Ins. Below of the dialog box, be sure to change the Manage drop-down option to COM add-ins and select Go.

Why is paste grayed out?

13 Replies. Paste is only grayed out when the file/text wasn’t copied in the first place.

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Why is paste greyed out in Word?

If pasting is problematic only in Word, the most likely underlying cause is an add-in which is interfering. You should troubleshoot COM and Startup add-ins as discussed in the article at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/921541/how-to-troubleshoot-problems-that-occur-when-you-start-or-use-word.

How do I apply a template to an existing PowerPoint presentation?

In the Design tab, expand the Themes gallery and click the Browse for Themes option at the bottom. Navigate to wherever the template is located, select it and click the Apply button.