(Last Updated On: December 16, 2022)

Cut, Copy and Delete are basic commands when you work with slides in ActivePresenter 9. Let’s dive deeper into this article to learn more about that!

In the previous post, you grabbed many ways to insert slides into your ActivePresenter 9 project. After adding slides, you may want to cut, delete slides, or just copy and paste them from one to another project simply. 

Here are the main parts to check out: 

Firstly, let’s come to know how to cut slides.

Cut Slides

Step 1: Select one or more slides you want to cut from the Slides pane on the left of the workspace. 

Step 2: Do any of these ways to cut slides.

  • Press CTRL+X.
  • Click Cut cut slides in the Tabbed Toolbar of the Home tab.
  • Right-click selected slides > Cut cut slides.
Cut slide

Step 3: Select the slide that you want to paste your cut slide after. Then, do either of the following: 

  • Press CTRL+V.
  • Click Paste paste slides in the Tabbed Toolbar of the Home tab. Here, there are two options to choose from. Select Paste (Use Destination Theme) paste slides keep destination theme to take the theme of the destination presentation. This will adapt the copied slide to match the destination theme. Or select Paste (Keep Source Formatting) Paste (Keep Source Formatting) icon to maintain the theme of the presentation you are copying from. This will keep its original theme format. 
Paste slide
  • Right-click the Slides pane or selected slides > click Paste paste slides or Paste (Keep Source Formatting) Paste (Keep Source Formatting) icon.

Note:

  • These two Paste options are also available for objects.
  • When you press CTRL + V or select Paste paste slides from the context menu, the change is similar to when you click Paste (Use Destination Theme) Paste (Keep Source Formatting) icon in the Home tab. 

Copy Slides

Step 1: Select the slide you want to copy in the Slides pane on the left of the workspace. 

  • For multiple sequential slides: Click the first slide > press and hold SHIFT > click the last slide. Alternatively, you can click the first slide > press and hold SHIFT > press the down arrow key until you get to the last slide. 
  • For multiple non-sequential slides: Press and hold CTRL > click any slide you want. 

Step 2: Take any of the following to copy slides.

  • Press CTRL+C.
  • Click Copy copy slides in the Tabbed Toolbar of the Home tab.
  • Right-click selected slides > Copy copy slides.
Copy slides

Step 3: Perform the same as when you paste slides after cutting them as above.

Note: To cut/copy slides in a project and paste them into another, just open these projects simultaneously. Then, follow the same steps as mentioned above. 

To rearrange the order of slides, in the Slides pane, click the slide that you want to move, and then drag it to the new location. Keep in mind that you cannot drag slides when the view mode is Slides in Titles.

Delete Slides

Step 1: Select the slide you want to delete from the Slides pane. Hold CTRL or SHIFT while clicking to select multiple slides.

Step 2: Follow either of the ways below:

  • Press the DELETE key on your keyboard.
  • Right-click the selected slides > select Delete delete slides from the context menu.

Now that you’ve learned how to cut, copy and delete slides in ActivePresenter 9. Using these typical techniques helps you work more efficiently on your projects. Don’t forget to visit our YouTube channels to explore more engaging video tutorials. 

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