Group items in powerpoint mac

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By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. Students Click Here. Any idea why, in a normal PP presentation, I'm selecting several objects, and when I try to Group them either by right-clicking or from the Draw menu , the Group option would be grayed out?

Thanks, Dan.

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Once you see those you will see that "Group" is no longer greyed out. Hi, Thanks for responding.

But that method, if I understand you basically using click and drag to select multiple objects , doesn't change anything. What DOES matter as I experiment further in a completely different presentation is that I can select and group drawing objects but not text boxes.

That is, I can't group text boxes with each other or with drawing objects. Any other thoughts?

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Maybe I'm not understanding correctly, but I am able to click and drag around a portion of my sample slide which includes a picture, three text boxes, and numerous drawing objects, and Group works perfectly. PowerPoint does not allow you to group placeholders. Placeholders are the shapes that have those "Click to You cannot apply the Group command to a selection that contains a placeholder — unless all the elements are placeholders.

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To be more precise, when your selection includes a table, the Group command is unavailable. If you want a really unwieldy workaround, you can ungroup the table to turn the individual cells into shapes and then use the Group command. We used the commands in the ribbon for grouping so that we could show the grayed out Group command, but often people prefer keyboard shortcuts as they are quicker. You can return a group to its constituent parts by ungrouping it.

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