You can cut, copy, and paste objects onto a slide (or onto another slide) the same as you would normal text. When you cut an object, PowerPoint removes the object from the slide and places it in a temporary holding area called the Office Clipboard. When you copy or cut an object, a copy of the object, or the object itself when you use Cut, is placed on the Office Clipboard. You can place multiple objects onto the Clipboard and paste them as needed onto a slide or slides in your presentation.
To view the Office Clipboard, select View, Task Pane . Then, on the task pane drop-down menu, select Clipboard . Figure 11.3 shows the Clipboard task pane.
Figure 11.3. Use the Clipboard to keep track of objects that you have cut or copied .
To cut or copy an object, perform the following steps:
To remove an object without placing it on the Clipboard, select the object and press the Delete key.