How to Add Word Document Contents to a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

Do you have a Word document that contains information that you would like to add to your Powerpoint presentation?

While there are several options that allow you to do this, such as copying and pasting from the Word document, there is also a tool in Powerpoint that lets you insert the full contents of a Word document into one of your slides.

This is an efficient way to add a lot of data to a slideshow, particularly if you are having trouble copying and pasting. Our guide below will show you how to add a Word document to your Powerpoint slide as an object.

How to Insert All of a Word Document Into a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

The steps in this article are going to show you how to insert the contents of a Word document into one of the slides in your Powerpoint presentation.

Step 1: Open your Powerpoint presentation.

Step 2: Select the slide at the left side of the window to which you want to add the Word document contents.

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Step 3: Choose the Insert tab at the top of the window.

select the insert tab

Step 4: Click the Object button in the Text section of the ribbon.

click the object button

Step 5: Select the Create from file button at the left side of the window, then click the Browse button.

browse to the word document file

Step 6: Browse to the file that you wish to add to the slide, select it, then click the OK button.

select the word document

Step 7: Click the OK button at the bottom of the window to add the document contents to the slide.

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Now that you know how to insert a Word document into a Powerpoint slide, you can make it much easier to re-use content in multiple locations.

If you need to edit something inside the document contents that you inserted, then double-click on the contents to open a Word editing window where you can make changes. Note that this will not affect the contents of the original document.

Do you need to include certain information on every page of your slideshow? Find out how to add a footer in Word 2013 so that you can include a title, date, slide numbers, or other information.

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