Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Copying Content from Other Programs
it’s not embedded, a PowerPoint dialog box will open for the content. To avoid embedding
content that PowerPoint wants to embed by default, follow these steps:
1. Copy the data to the Clipboard in its native application.
2. In PowerPoint, on the Home tab, open the Paste button’s menu and click Paste
Special.
3. Choose a different format for the paste, such as Bitmap. Do not choose the for-
mat that ends with the word Object or you will get an embedded copy.
4. Click OK.
FIGURE 13.2
Click Options to coni gure the Clipboard’s behavior.
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Alternatively, you can use one of the icons at the bottom of the Paste Special menu to
quickly choose a specifi c type of paste operation. See Figure 13.3. For example, you can
choose to keep the source formatting, use the destination theme, paste as a picture, or
paste as plain text.
FIGURE 13.3
Use the buttons on the Paste Special menu to choose how a paste should occur.
Use Destination Styles
Keep Text Only
Keep Source
Formatting
Embed
Picture
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