To save a PowerPoint file as a Word Document:

  • Open your PowerPoint presentation.
  • Click File> Export > Create Handouts.


  • The Send to Microsoft Word dialog box will open.


Powerpoint to Word Handouts options


  • Choose page layout from the options (how you want slides added to your word document).

  • Click OK.  Word will open with handouts created.



To save the Powerpoint as a PDF:

  • Click the File tab.
  • Click Save as Adobe PDF


Powerpoint Menu options


  • The Save As dialog box will appear where you can name the PDF. 


Save as PDF


  • Name the file and choose a location for it. A PDF file can only be changed if you have Adobe Acrobat Pro.  
  • The file will launch and be viewable inside the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program.

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