Why can’t i group in PPT?

Why is my group option greyed out in PowerPoint?

The Group Option is Grayed Out

This happens when you are trying to group placeholders on a slide with other slide objects. Placeholders are special objects on a slide that are part of the slide layout.

How do you group things together in PowerPoint?

Group objects

  1. Press and hold Ctrl while you select each object.
  2. Select Format >Group > Group.
  3. Format or move the grouped object however you want.

Can you group PowerPoint slides?

In PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft made it possible for you to group your slides easily in the editing mode, by introducing the ‘Add Section’ feature. This feature allows you to easily group slides, as well as hiding them to allow easy navigation when you are working on the presentation.

Why can’t I group things 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 I organize my PowerPoint slides?

Go to the View Ribbon and click on the Slide Sorter icon (or click on the icon in the Status Bar). This view allows you to view multiple slides at once; click, hold, and drag the slide over to where you want the slide positioned, and then let go of the mouse button.

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