QuickTip: PowerPoint Slideshow

Courtesy of: Richard Stokes, Network 1 Sales Consultant

Have you ever found it tedious having to manually change a PowerPoint to slideshow mode before a presentation? Luckily, there is a quick way to start your presentation directly in slideshow mode.

By default, PowerPoint saves a slide presentation as a file with the .pptx extension. When this presentation is launched, it will open inside of PowerPoint in a normal view. However, if you want your presentation to immediately launch as a slideshow, all you have to do is save the file as a PowerPoint

1. Choose the “File” tab and select “Save As
2. Under “File Format” select “PowerPointShow (.ppsx)



Richard Stokes: As the Director of Sales for Network 1, Richard identifies “future” clients that can benefit from the support of an experienced, outsourced IT team. He helps clients and prospects find technology solutions they need to achieve better productivity and efficiency so they can focus on making money and growing their businesses.

Network 1 designs, builds and supports the IT you need to run your business more securely, productively and successfully. Whether you want to outsource all of your IT needs to a reliable, responsive, service-oriented company, or need to supplement the work of your internal IT staff, we will carefully evaluate where you are now, discuss where you want to go and implement and support a plan to get you there with as little interruption as possible.

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