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PowerPoint presentations

Can PowerPoint presentations be uploaded to the BAA website and, if so, how is this done?


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Two possible ways

One change the extension to one of the allowed ones but make it clear what it shoul be.

Two if there is no animation save as pdf.

Regards Andrew 

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Powerpoint presentations

Thanks Andrew - will give it a try.


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The most recent versions of all Microsoft Office programs have facilities to export documents to PDF format.

Wherever possible, please do this in preference to uploading documents in proprietary Microsoft formats (e.g. docx, pptx, xlsx, and so on). Not everyone has these programs installed on their computers.

Of course, if there's a strong reason why people will need to open the document in Office (e.g. a form to be filled in and emailled back, or a Powerpoint file for display at a meeting), then that's different. You might consider uploading both the original file and a PDF version to keep everyone happy.

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MS Office has had the ability to save and load Open Document Format files for many years now, as does free software such as Libre Office ...