Drag and Drop Images Between 2 Word 2016 Documents

I am no longer able to move (drag and drop) a shape, image, or diagram from one Word document to another now that I have updated to Word 2016. I receive a red prohibited circle. I can cut and paste, but I cannot drag and drop.

If I save the document as a Word 2013 document, the problem is resolved.

Is there something I need to enable or trust to allow this to happen.
jcaiolaAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There have been a lot of updates to Office 2016. Do a FULL repair of Office (not Quick), restart and then test Drag, Drop with a new, test document.

Does this work.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
If you accidentally started one Word instance with the "Run as Administrator" option and one normally, you will get this experience
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There is no indication at this point that either of our solutions worked.
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jcaiolaAuthor Commented:
Hi - thanks for the suggestions, but neither of these resolve my issue. This happens in all instances of Word 2016 in our office. It is not a result of one open aas an administrator and one open as a normal use, nor is it resolved by repairing and restarting.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
On one test machine, can you try an entirely new User Profile to see if drag and drop works that way?  I am not having this issue at any of our clients (lots of Office 2016 around)
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jcaiolaAuthor Commented:
I have tried this and I have the same issues. To clarify, this only happens when I try to move a SHAPE. I can move images without issue between documents. I can cut and paste shapes, but when I try to drag and drop them, I receive a red circle with a line through it.

Thanks
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Can you try Office on a completely different machine with a fresh install of the operating system? I am not seeing this problem anywhere
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Reinstalling Office and Windows etc. will not change this behaviour. The drag action for shapes is reserved for moving the shape. I would stick with copy and paste
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Shaun is correct and I misinterpreted the above. If the object is an image, you cannot drag / drop. You must copy and paste. I was not using images when I posted the above.
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jcaiolaAuthor Commented:
Thanks Shaun - this is a change then from previous versions where I was able (in 2013) to drag and drop shapes between docs.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Seems that way. I tried locking shape to no avail
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I tested in Word 2016 and cannot drag an image.
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jcaiolaAuthor Commented:
I can drag images no problem.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The particular image I have here give me the circle with the cross when I drag it. Maybe I have a different Office 2016 version.
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