How to Copy a Slide in PowerPoint

Once you have one slide exactly the way you want it, you can use it as a starting point for similar slides by using the duplicate or copy features.

Duplicate a Slide

  1. Select the slide you want to duplicate.
  2. Click the New Slide list arrow.
  3. Select Duplicate Selected Slides.

    Press Ctrl + D or right-click the slide and select Duplicate Slide.

    Duplicate and Copy Slides

The slide is duplicated and is positioned right after the original slide.

Copy a Slide

If you want to create a copy in another spot in the presentation, use copy and paste instead.

  1. Select the slide you want to copy.
  2. Click the Copy button on the Home tab.

    Press Ctrl + C.

  3. Click in a new location in the Thumbnails pane where you want to place the copy.
  4. Click the Paste button.

    Press Ctrl + V.

    Duplicate and Copy Slides

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