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Cut, Copy, and Paste

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste in Google Slides

Cut, Copy, and Paste

You can easily move text, slides, or objects to a new location in a presentation by cutting or copying them and then pasting them in the new location. In addition to text, you can cut, copy, and paste just about any item in a presentation, including clip art, shapes, placeholders, and tables.

Copy and Paste

  1. Select the slide, object, or text that you want to copy.
  2. Click Edit on the menu bar.
  3. Select Copy.

    Press Ctrl + C.

    Copy and Paste
  4. Click where you want to paste the copied object.
  5. Click Edit on the menu bar.
  6. Select Paste.

    Press Ctrl + V.

    Copy and Paste

Another copy of the text, slide, or object is added.

Cut and Paste

Cut and paste removes the original item from one location and then places it in a new location.

  1. Select the slide, object, or text that you want to cut.
  2. Click Edit on the menu bar.
  3. Select Cut.

    Press Ctrl + X.

    Cut and Paste
  4. Click where you want to paste the cut object.
  5. Click Edit on the menu bar.
  6. Select Paste or Paste without formatting.
    Cut and Paste

The text is pasted in the new place.

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