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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Converting an Outline to a Presentation

You can insert an outline created in another program into a PowerPoint presentation. The text can be a Word document (.doc or .docx) or a Rich Text Format (RTF) file (.rtf). PowerPoint uses the heading styles in the inserted document to create slide titles and bullet points.

In this exercise, you will convert a Word outline into a presentation.

Note

USE the Converting document. This practice file is located in the Documents\Microsoft Press\2007OfficeSBS\PptStarting folder.

OPEN a new blank presentation.

  1. On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the New Slide arrow, and then below the slide thumbnails, click Slides from Outline.

    The Insert Outline dialog box opens.

  2. Navigate to your Documents\Microsoft Press\2007OfficeSBS\PptStarting ...

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