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PowerPoint 2007 quits when I close my presentation

Problem

When you have only one presentation open, clicking the X (close) box in the upper right hand corner not only closes your presentation, it makes PowerPoint quit too.

What if you just want to close the presentation and continue working in PowerPoint?

Solution

You have several options:

When you choose the last option, here's the part of the dialog box to look for:

After removing this checkmark, you'll no longer see each presentation on the Windows taskbar, but you'll see the old familiar TWO x/close buttons in the upper right. The lower one closes the current presentation, the upper one closes PPT.


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Last update 07 June, 2011
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