Re: '97 PowerPoint problem and question

Subject: Re: '97 PowerPoint problem and question
From: Dick Margulis <margulis -at- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 07:17:19 -0400

One other thought:

If you set up the Print dialog to print "slides with animations" and
then create a PDF, you can print the PDF for your overheads. This gives
you a chance to do some cleanup in Acrobat (deleting unwanted elements,
etc.) that PowerPoint mishandles.

Dick Margulis wrote:
> Nancy,
> Forgive the late reply, but my ISP shut down altogether yesterday
> afternoon to deal with the latest virus problem and I am only getting
> email now.
> Look at the Print dialog in PowerPoint. At the bottom you have several
> choices of the format. Play with different combinations there as a first
> pass.
> Secondly, you can apply a different template to your existing slides, or
> you can change the color scheme of the current template. Trying some
> variations may rescue the presentation in a matter of minutes.
> You should not have to recreate any slides, with the exception of
> certain types of animations.
> If by "fadeout" you mean an animation in which one element disappears as
> another appears, then you have a small problem. Here's how you solve it:
> In slide sorter view, copy and paste the slide, so that you have two
> copies. Instead of animating one slide with two superimposed graphics,
> delete one graphic from each slide. Do this as often as necessary to
> eliminate all animation effects.


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