How to Use the PowerPoint 2007 Clipboard Task Pane
When you copy or cut text in PowerPoint, the text is placed on the Clipboard. PowerPoint’s Clipboard task pane let’s you select any of the last 24 items you cut or copied and paste them on your slide. To open PowerPoint’s Clipboard task pane, go to the Home tab and click the Clipboard group button.
Open an item’s drop-down list and choose Paste to copy it onto a slide. The Clipboard is available to all Office programs; it’s especially useful for copying text and graphics from one Office program to another.
The Options pop-up menu at the bottom of the Clipboard task pane offers these options:
Show Office Clipboard Automatically: Opens the Clipboard task pane automatically when you cut or copy two items consecutively or copy the same item twice.
Show Office Clipboard When Ctrl+C Pressed Twice: Choose this option if you want to open the Clipboard task pane by pressing Ctrl+C, Ctrl+C.
Collect Without Showing Office Clipboard: Choose this option to be notified when an item has been cut or copied to the Clipboard by an icon in the system tray and/or a pop-up notice.
Show Office Clipboard Icon on Taskbar: Choose this option to be notified when an item has been cut or copied to the Clipboard by an icon in the taskbar.
Show Status Near Taskbar When Copying: Choose this item to be notified when an item has been cut or copied to the Clipboard by a pop-up notice in the lower-right corner of the screen.