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Create a new presentation using parts of an existing one

Suppose you have an existing presentation and want to use some of the slides in a new presentation.

DrJay posted this eye-opening trick in the PowerPoint newsgroup:

  1. Open the existing presentation and choose View, Slide Sorter
  2. Select the slides you want to include in the new presentation
    • PPT2000 - SHIFT+Click to select ranges of slides, CTRL+Click to select non-adjacent slides w/o selecting the slides between them.
    • PPT97 - SHIFT+Click to select individual non-adjacent slides. Click and drag to select ranges of slides.
  3. Drag the selected slides to your desktop
  4. This creates a Scrap file on your desktop - double click it.
  5. The scrap file opens up in Powerpoint as a new presentation with just the slides you selected.
  6. The new presentation will have the same master as the original presentation so be sure to choose File, Save As and give it a new name
  7. Say "Thank you, Dr Jay"


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Last update 07 June, 2011
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