Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Setting File Properties
To search for a fi le, follow these steps:
1. Choose File Open, click the location in which to search (SkyDrive or
Computer), and then click Browse to display the Open dialog box.
2. Navigate to the general location of the fi le. For example, if you know it is on the
C: drive, display the top-level listing for the C: drive.
3. Click in the Search box and type part of the fi le name (if you know it) or a
word or phrase used in the fi le.
4. Press Enter. A list of fi les that match that specifi cation appears.
5. Open the fi le as you normally would.
Setting File Properties
File properties are facts about each fi le that can help you organize them. If you have a
lot of PowerPoint fi les, using fi le properties can help you search intelligently for them
using the Search feature you learned about in the preceding section. For example, you can
specify an author, a manager, and a company for each fi le and then search based on those
You can set a fi le’s properties by doing the following:
1. Choose File Info.
2. Click the Properties heading (on the right side of the Info screen), and on the
menu that appears, click Show Document Panel. The Document Panel appears
above the presentation window.
3. Fill in any information you want to store about the presentation, as shown in
Figure 21.17.
FIGURE 21.17
Enter information to store in the fi le’s properties.
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