Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Click the Options button to specify additional settings
in the Options dialog box, shown in Figure 15-19:
• Specify whether to make a self-running package.
An XPS Viewer enables your presentation to play
without using the PowerPoint application.
• Specify how the presentations will play by selecting
an option from the drop-down list. For example, you
can enable the presentation a user wants to view.
• Choose whether to embed TrueType fonts. Note that
fonts that have built-in copyright protections won’t
• To add a password requirement for opening or
modifying the presentation, type your password in
the corresponding field. Note that if any of the
packaged files already have passwords (for example, PDF
[Portable Document Format] or XPS [XML Paper
Specification] files), PowerPoint asks you whether
you want to keep those passwords or override them.
• Check the box for Inspect Presentations For
Inappropriate Or Private Information to ensure
metadata in the file doesn’t contain any information
you want to prevent from distributing.
Figure 15-19: Specify your presentation CD options
Always make a backup of your presentation onto other media, such as
a USB jump drive or a CD. That way, you’ll be prepared if the original
file on your hard drive gets corrupted or you have some kind of
Click OK to exit the Option dialog box.
Click Copy To CD to write a CD.
Note that the Package For CD command works only for Windows XP
or later. For other operating systems, you can use the command only
to copy your files to a folder. You can’t copy them directly to a CD.
To burn the files onto a CD, use your default CD burning application.