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Microsoft PowerPoint 2003

Viewing Online Presentations: Creating a Web Presentation

After you have created a presentation in PowerPoint, you have the option of saving it as a web page. By saving the presentation as a web page, you are able to copy it to a web server for online viewing. You do not need PowerPoint on your computer to view a PowerPoint web presentation.

  1. From the File menu, select Save as Web Page...
    The Save As dialog box appears.

  2. Click PUBLISH...
    The Publish as Web Page dialog box appears.
    Publish Web Page dialog  box

  3. Under the Publish what? section, select Complete presentation
    Select Slide number and use the nudge buttons to select the range of slides you would like to convert to a web page

  4. OPTIONAL: Select Display speaker notes

  5. Under the Browser support section, select the desired compatibility setting

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or later (high fidelity) This option allows your presentation to be viewed only by the later versions of Internet Explorer. This option also enables the viewer to resize the window and view the presentation in the Slide Show view (i.e., full screen); however, fewer people will be able to view your presentation in this format.
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0, Netscape Navigator 3.0, or later This option allows your presentation to be viewed by most versions of Internet Explorer and Netscape. This option does not allow the viewer to resize the window or view the presentation in the Slide Show view; however, more people will be able to view the presentation.
    All browsers listed above (creates larger files) This option combines the previous two. If the user's browser is able to display advanced features, they will be displayed. If the user's browser is unable to display advanced features, the user will view a "low-tech" version of the presentation. This option allows the greatest number of people to view your presentation.

  6. To change the Web Page title,
    1. From the Publish a copy as section, click CHANGE...
      The Set Page Title dialog box appears.
    2. In the Page title text box, type the title of the presentation
    3. Click OK

  7. To change the file name and location of the new web presentation,
    1. Click BROWSE...
      The Publish As dialog box appears.
    2. Using the Save in pull-down menu, navigate to the desired saving location
    3. In the File name text box, type the name of the file
    4. In the Save as type pull-down list, select Web Page (*htm; *html; *.asp; *htx)
    5. Click OK

  8. Click PUBLISH
    Your presentation is now saved as a web page.

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