Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving Your Work
3. Press Enter to advance to the next slide.
You can keep pressing Enter to call up each slide in the presentation. If
you don’t like the Enter key, you can use the spacebar instead.
If you want to go back a slide, press Page Up.
4. Press Esc when you’re done.
You don’t have to wait until the last slide is shown. If you find a glaring
mistake in a slide or if you just get bored, you can press Esc at any time
to return to PowerPoint.
For the complete lowdown on showing your presentation, kindly turn to
Saving Your Work
Now that you’ve spent hours creating the best presentation since God gave
Moses the Ten Commandments, it’s time to save your work to a file. If you
make the rookie mistake of turning off your computer before you’ve saved your
presentation, poof! Your work vanishes as if David Copperfield were in town.
Like everything else in PowerPoint, you have at least four ways to save a
✓ Click the Save button on the Quick Access toolbar.
✓ Click the File tab to switch to Backstage View and then choose Save.
✓ Press Ctrl+S.
✓ Press Shift+F12.
If you haven’t yet saved the file to your hard drive, the magical Save As dialog
box appears. Type the name that you want to use for the file in the Save As
dialog box and click OK to save the file. After you save the file once,
subsequent saves update the hard drive file with any changes that you made to the
presentation since the last time you saved it.
Also note that after you save a file for the first time, the name in the
presentation window’s title area changes from Presentation to the name of your file.
This is simply proof that the file has been saved.
Keep the following tips in mind when saving files: