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How to Insert a PowerPoint Slide Into Word in 60 Seconds

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You can insert a Microsoft PowerPoint Slide into Microsoft Word quickly and easily. It only takes a few simple steps. 

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How to Quickly Insert a PowerPoint Slide Into Word

Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow the quick steps below, that complement this video.

1. Copy the Slide in PowerPoint

Let's learn how to copy a slide from PowerPoint slide to Word. There are a few different ways to do this. The first of these is to simply start in PowerPoint and select a slide thumbnail here on the left side. 

Select a PowerPoint slide
Start by selecting a PowerPoint slide.

I'll click on the slide thumbnail and then I'll press Ctrl+C to copy it to my clipboard.

2. Paste the Slide into Word

Now let's jump over to Word. I can go ahead and just press Ctrl+V on my keyboard to paste in a thumbnail of the slide right inside of PowerPoint.

Paste a PowerPoint into Word
Use Ctrl+V to paste a slide into Word.

You can work with this PowerPoint just like you would with any other image. Scale it up and down or move it around inside the document.

3. Insert a PowerPoint Into Word

Another way to add an entire PowerPoint presentation is to come up here to the Insert tab and click on what's called the Object option. 

Insert a PowerPoint into Word
Use the Create from File tab to insert a PowerPoint slide into Word.

Let's choose to Create from File, and then I'll go ahead and browse to a PowerPoint presentation file and press OK. Now the entire PowerPoint presentation is inside the Word doc.

Finishing Up!

Your audience can actually double-click the slide to start the PowerPoint presentation right inside of Microsoft Word. You can easily drop PowerPoint slides in a variety of formats into Word when needed. 

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