Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Open a Saved Presentation
Click the Microsoft Office button and choose Open (see
Figure 1-3). Alternately, you can press Ctrl+O to open
the Open dialog box.
Using the Look-in drop-down menu, navigate to your
hard drive and locate the folder where you have a saved
If you previously worked on PowerPoint files, a list of Recent
Documents appears in the Microsoft Office menu to the right of the
menu commands. Select a file in the list and it opens in PowerPoint.
Choose List from the View drop-down menu to display
slide presentations in a list (see Figure 1-4).
Click a presentation to select it.
Figure 1-3: Click the File icon and choose Open
If you want to open multiple presentations, press the Ctrl key and
click each presentation you want to open in the Open dialog box.
Click Open, and PowerPoint opens all the selected presentations.
Click Open, and the presentation opens in PowerPoint.
Close a Presentation
Open a PowerPoint document in PowerPoint.
Open the Microsoft Office menu and choose Close. Be
certain to not click the X appearing in the top-right corner
of the Document window. If you click this X, the program
Close to close the document. After
closing a file, PowerPoint remains open and ready for you to create
Alternately, you can choose File