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Thread Query.

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Thread Query.

Is there any way of posting a Powerpoint presentation into a thread?
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Thread Query.

save it (print) as pdf, then attach
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Re: Thread Query.

Might be wrong but, I don't think you're the first to ask this question, I believe the answer was No!
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Re: Thread Query.

pierre and I posted at the same moment. That was one answer given, but wasn't very popular with Plus as I recall it, due to the potential file size.
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
pierre_pierre
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Re: Thread Query.

an example I have done before
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Thanks guys for your answers.  The Powerpoint is 3.5 MB - I guess that may cause problems Sad
I would, however, like to know how it's done fr future use.  Can someone post an idiot's guide for me?  The PPS is sitting on my desktop awaiting your comments Wink
pierre_pierre
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Re: Thread Query.

You might struggle at 3.5, I used Foxit reader and dopdf  http://www.dopdf.com (free)
Denzil
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Re: Thread Query.

Openoffice can also open Powerpoint files and save as PDF. The size of the PDF will depend largely on the graphic content of your presentation. Try it and see.
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Thanks again guys but I can't get it to work.  I think it's too big at over 3 MB.
pierre_pierre
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last big one I tried I had to split in half and even then post twice so much for Maximum attachment size allowed: 4096 KB, per post: 9
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Would it be easier to put the presentation onto your web space, and post a link to it from the forum?
John
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John,  You've beaten me to it.  Just loading onto flickr when your message popped up.
techguy
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Re: Thread Query.

Ah Powerpoint.
I remember trying to fit a presentation onto a 3.5" floppy disk for a business course I did a couple of years before USB flash drives became available.
Was a nightmare, did somehow manage it but cant remember how.  Smiley
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I even tried uploading to flickr but they can't deal with PP. Their 'help' says take each picture individually and then upload it.  That's another question - how do you grab individual pics from PP when the original hasn't been put together by me Sad