Saving and printing presentations
Video: Saving Presentations in powerpoint 2010
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Once you’ve created your document, you may want to print it to view and share your work offline. It’s easy to preview and print a document in Word using the Print pane.
Optional: You can download this example for extra practice.
To use the Save As command:
Save As allows you to choose a name and location for your presentation. It’s useful if you’ve first created a presentation or if you want to save a different version of a presentation while keeping the original.
- Click the File tab.
- Select Save As.
- The Save As dialog box will appear. Select the location where you want to save the presentation.
- Enter a name for the presentation, then click Save.
The Save As dialog box
If you’re using Windows 7, you’ll usually want to save things to your Documents library, and in other versions of Windows you’ll save them to the My Documents folder. For more information, check out our lessons on Windows 7 and Windows XP.
To use the Save command:
- Click the Save command on the Quick Access toolbar.
Saving a presentation
- The presentation will be saved in its current location with the same file name.
If you are saving for the first time and select Save, the Save As dialog box will appear.
- Open a presentation that was previously closed without saving.
- In Backstage view, click Info.
- If there are autosaved versions of your file, they will appear under Versions. Click the file to open it.
Opening an autosaved file
- To save changes, click Restore, then click OK.
Restoring a file