Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Delivering a Presentation When You Can’t Be There in Person
Figure 5-8:
Packaging
a CD to
distribute to
others.
4. Enter a name for the CD or folder in the Name the CD text box.
The name you enter will appear as the name of the CD if you view the
CD in File Explorer or Windows Explorer; if you’re copying your
presentation to a folder, the name you enter will be given to the folder
PowerPoint creates when it creates the packaged presentation file.
5. Create the packaged presentation and copy it to a CD or to a folder on
your computer.
Copy the presentation to a folder if you want to send the presentation
by e-mail rather than distribute it by CD.
Copying to a CD: Click the Copy to CD button.
Copying to a folder: Click the Copy to Folder button. In the Copy
to Folder dialog box, click the Browse button, and in the Choose
Location dialog box, select a folder for storing the folder where you
will keep your packaged presentation. Then click the Select button
and click OK in the Copy to Folder dialog box.
6. Click Yes in the message box that asks if you want to include linked
content in the presentation.
It can take PowerPoint several minutes to assemble the files and copy
them to the CD or folder.
If you’re copying your presentation to a CD, PowerPoint asks whether
you want to copy the same presentation to another CD. Either insert a
fresh CD and click Yes, or click the No button.
Playing a packaged presentation
As shown in Figure 5-9, an AutoPlay window appears when you put a
CDpackaged PowerPoint presentation in the computer’s CD drive. Tell the people
to whom you distribute your CD that they can play the presentation starting
in this window whether or not PowerPoint is installed on their computers:
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