Copy slides from one presentation to another

Copying slides from one presentation to another is an easy way to create presentations without having to start from scratch.

Do any of the following:

Copy all slides

  1. Open an existing presentation or create a new presentation that you want to insert slides into.

  2. In the navigation pane, click the slide that you want to insert the other slides after.

    How to select slides in the navigation pane

    1. On the View menu, click Normal.

    2. In the top of the navigation pane, click the Slides  Slides tab  tab, and then click a slide.Depending on the width of the navigation pane, you will either see the Slides named tab and Outline named tab  named tabs or the Slides  Slides tab and Outline  Outline tab icon tabs.  

  3. On the Home tab, under Slides, click the arrow next to New Slide, and then click Insert Slides from Other Presentation.

    Home tab, Slides group

  4. Select the presentation that you want to insert, click Insert all slides, and then click Insert.

Copy selected slides

  1. Open an existing presentation or create a new presentation that you want to insert slides into.

  2. In the navigation pane, click the slide that you want to insert the other slides after.

    How to select slides in the navigation pane

    1. On the View menu, click Normal.

    2. In the top of the navigation pane, click the Slides  Slides tab  tab, and then click a slide.Depending on the width of the navigation pane, you will either see the Slides named tab and Outline named tab  named tabs or the Slides  Slides tab and Outline  Outline tab icon tabs. To select multiple slides, hold down COMMAND  as you click the slides. Or, if you organized your slides into sections, select a whole group of slides by clicking the section title.

  3. On the Home tab, under Slides, click the arrow next to New Slide, and then click Insert Slides from Other Presentation.

    Home tab, Slides group

  4. Select the presentation that you want to insert, click Select slides to insert, and then click Insert.

  5. Click the slides that you want, and then click Insert.

    Note: If you are adding selected slides, the Slide Finder dialog box remains open until you click Close. This allows you to add different slides to different sections of your presentation.

See also

Duplicate a slide in a presentation

Add a new slide

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