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I can't save as HTML from PowerPoint 97

PowerPoint 97's HTML features are not installed by default. If you chose a Typical installation when you installed Office, the Save as HTML command will be missing or grayed out.

To activate it, re-run Setup and choose Custom installation. Make sure you put a checkmark next to Web Authoring Tools before completing the install.

If the Save as HTML feature was once available but isn't any longer, or if you've already done a Custom install and it didn't help, it may be because you've installed Adobe Acrobat.

This can happen when:

Either of these choices installs Acrobat PDFMaker, an add-in that makes it more convenient to create PDFs from within PowerPoint. If you see a PDFMaker toolbar and/or an Adobe PDF item on the main menu bar, you have PDFMaker installed.

Unfortunately, the PDFMaker add-in conflicts with PowerPoint's Save as HTML feature.

To solve the problem, Microsoft recommends that you:

Unfortunately, that uninstalls PDFMaker completely. You may still want to use it from time to time, so instead, I'd suggest one of these solutions:

If this works, you can rename the PPA files to PPB or back as needed, so you can use either the PDFMaker add-in or PowerPoint's own Save As HTML feature.

An even better (in our humble esteem) option:


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