Change Office Clipboard options

  1. Display the Microsoft Office Clipboard in the task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.).


  • On the Edit menu, click Office Clipboard.
  1. On the Clipboard task pane, click Options.
  2. Set the command options you want:
Option Description
Show Office Clipboard Automatically Automatically displays the Microsoft Office Clipboard when copying items.
Show Office Clipboard When CTRL+C Pressed Twice Automatically displays the Office Clipboard when CTRL+C is pressed twice.
Collect Without Showing Office Clipboard Automatically copies items to the Office Clipboard without displaying the Office Clipboard.
Show Office Clipboard Icon on Taskbar Displays the Office Clipboard icon Button image in the status area of the system taskbar when the Office Clipboard is active.
Show Status Near Taskbar When Copying Displays the collected item message when copying items to the Office Clipboard.
Applies to:
Access 2003, Excel 2003, FrontPage 2003, Outlook 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Publisher 2003, Word 2003