CG5: Cannot Drag Clip Onto PowerPoint Slide When Using ClipArt Placeholder

ID: Q226640

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When you open the Microsoft Clip Gallery by double-clicking the ClipArt placeholder on the Clip Art & Text or Text & Clip Art PowerPoint slide layouts, you will not be able to drag a clip image from the Clip Gallery to the slide. Instead, your pointer will change to the Not symbol when you drag a clip over the presentation.


When Clip Gallery is started from a PowerPoint ClipArt placeholder, you can only use the Insert button to insert a clip to the placeholder.


If you want to use the drag and drop technique to move a clip image to a slide, you can start Clip Gallery 5.0 by using one of the following commands:

Additional query words: PPT2K PPT2000 PPT POWERPNT 2000 PPT9 9.0

Keywords          : kbdta kbclip 
Version           : WINDOWS:2000,5.0
Platform          : WINDOWS 
Issue type        : kbbug 

Last Reviewed: June 11, 1999