Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Saving in a different format
A ﬁ le that contains executable code (usually VBA)
that extends PowerPoint’s capabilities.
Same as PowerPoint Add-In ( .ppam ), except the
addin is backward compatible.
A presentation in XML format, suitable for
integrating into an XML information storage system.
A video version of the presentation using MPEG-4
Windows Media Video
A video version of the presentation using WMV
GIF Graphics Interchange
Static graphic. GIFs are limited to 256 colors.
JPEG File Interchange
Static graphic. JPG ﬁ les can be very small, making
them good for web use. A lossy compression format,
so picture quality may not be as good as with a
PNG Portable Network
Static graphic. Similar to GIF except without the
color depth limitation. Uses lossless compression;
takes advantage of the best features of both GIF
TIFF Tagged Image File
Static graphic. TIF is a high-quality ﬁ le format
suitable for slides with high-resolution photos. A
lossless compression format.
Static graphic. BMP is the native format for Windows
graphics, including Windows background wallpaper.
Windows Metaﬁ le
Static graphic. A vector-based format, so it can later
be resized without distortion. Not Mac compatible.
Enhanced version of WMF; not compatible with
16-bit applications. Also vector-based and not Mac
Text and text formatting only; excludes all non-text
elements. Only text in slide placeholders will be
converted to the outline. Text in the Notes area is
Saves all the slides as pictures and puts them into a
new blank presentation.
Strict Open XML
A variant of XML that fully supports the Open XML
A presentation that conforms to the new
OpenDocument standard for exchanging data