Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Change Editing Settings
Changing PowerPoint Options
5 Click the spinner box ( ) to change the
number of undo edits you can perform
with the Undo button (
) on the Quick
This feature consumes considerable
system memory, so if PowerPoint
performs slowly, you should lower this
A Some options apply to only one
presentation. You can select which
6 Click to enable ( ) or disable ( )
options under the Cut, copy, and paste
B Smart cut and paste is a feature where
PowerPoint adds missing spacing around
pasted text or objects.
C Click to disable the Paste Options
button ( ) that appears when you
perform a copy-and-paste operation
7 Click OK.
PowerPoint applies your new settings
and closes the PowerPoint Options
What is the difference between the Paste Options
button and Smart cut and paste?
The Paste Options button ( ) appears below a
pasted object and offers formatting options. Smart cut
and paste helps to eliminate errors when you paste. If
spacing is not selected around copied text, Smart cut
and paste makes sure that spaces are between words.
What number should I use for the maximum
number of undos?
The default undo value is 20 and is probably about
right. If you need to undo more than 20 actions, it
might be faster to reconstruct a slide from scratch.
You can also close the file without saving, and then
open it again to get back where you started.