Create a Canned Presentation

Not all presentations are delivered before a live audience. Sometimes you may want to create a presentation that will stand entirely on its own. Such a presentation may go on a kiosk where visitors can either watch it autoplay or step through slides manually. Or your goal may be to export a self-contained movie—perhaps with a soundtrack and narration—that you can share on YouTube or embed on a Web page. In these and numerous other cases, you’ll need to take extra steps to package your presentation in a way your audience will find useful without your live participation.

For the purposes of this chapter, I divide standalone presentations into three categories (which can overlap somewhat):

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