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PowerPoint 2010 Save Options

1. Save PowerPoint 2010 as a PDF File

Save PowerPoint 2010 as PDF. Save PowerPoint 2010 as PDF © Wendy Russell

Quickly get your PowerPoint 2010 presentation ready for emailing or for printing by publishing it as a PDF file type. All the formatting will be retained, including the specific fonts. styles or design themes you have used. This is an ideal way to send your presentation to another, but editing is prohibited.

2. Backwards Saving PowerPoint 2010 Presentations

Saving PowerPoint 2010 as an earlier version. Save PowerPoint 2010 as an earlier version © Wendy Russell

Recently I was asked if you can "backwards save" a PowerPoint 2010 presentation in order to view it in PowerPoint 2003. The quick answer is "yes". One of the Save As options in PowerPoint 2010 is to save it as a PowerPoint 97-2003 presentation, making your presentation compatible.  However, you need to be aware that features you may have used that are new

to PowerPoint 2010 (or 2007) will not be available when viewing it as a PowerPoint 2003 or earlier version. This includes such features as design themes or SmartArt graphics. to name a few. More »

5. Edit a PowerPoint Show File

  • Presentation file: (the working copy of the file)
    • (*.PPTX) - versions 2007 and 2010
    • (*.PPT) - versions 2003 and earlier
  • Show file: (the finished product you will show to an audience)
    • (*.PPSX) - versions 2007 and 2010
    • (*.PPS) - versions 2003 and earlier

6. Save PowerPoint 2010 Presentations as Videos

At long last, Microsoft has recognized that users want to create videos from their PowerPoint presentations. This short tutorial will take you through several reasons why you might want to convert your slide show to a video, as well as choosing the right options for your particular scenario. More »

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