It’s always more difficult to select overlapping slide objects or objects placed behind a larger object — to select slide objects that are difficult to locate, you can use a pane called the Selection Pane in PowerPoint 2013, and the Selection and Visibility Task Pane in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. However, you can’t find a similar pane in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. The following tutorials explain the Selection Pane in detail. Select the one that matches your PowerPoint version:
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