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Save PowerPoint File As


Saves a PowerPoint presentation as a new file. This activity must be added inside a Use PowerPoint Presentation activity.

Configuring the Activity

In the Body of the Activity

  • Presentation - Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field, and then select the presentation file to save.
  • Save as type - Select the presentation format to save as: PowerPoint Presentation (*.pptx), PowerPoint Macro Enabled Presentation (*.pptm), or PowerPoint 97-2003 Presentation (*.ppt).
  • Save to file - Click Browse browse filesbrowse files next to the field, then select the location where to save the new file and provide a file name.
    Alternatively, click Plus plus buttonplus button menu on the right side of the field, and then use one of the options in the menu to indicate the file path:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select a cell in an Excel file to use the value in that cell.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the file path when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a file path value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project.
    • Text - Enter the file path in the Text Builder.
    • Use Saved Value - Use a file path value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Replace existing - If selected, the new file replaces any existing file with the same name. If not selected, an error occurs if a file with the same name already exists. This option is selected by default.

In the Properties Panel


  • DisplayName - The name displayed for the activity in the Designer panel.


See the options in the body of the activity.


  • Private - If selected, the data used in the activity is not logged.

Updated 11 months ago

Save PowerPoint File As

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