Microsoft PowerPoint Help

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  1. Junglist_007

    Junglist_007 learning difficulties

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    Hi Guys, Need bit of help i got load of college assigments to do but my old crappy laptop dosnt have Microsoft PowerPoint. I went on Microsoft site and thought i downloaded it but turned out to be the Powerpoint viewer. Searched on google but nothing. Anyone know were i can download it from? need to get this work done. Cheers guys :)
     
  2. Turtles

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    You could download Open Office - http://www.openoffice.org/

    It's very similar to all the microsoft stuff, maybe better and it's free. Comes with spreadsheet, text document, presentation stuff, etc.
     
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    Junglist_007 learning difficulties

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    does it have powerpoint or version like it on there? Cheers
     
  4. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    i think there presentation tool is called draw? but yeah they have one and its perfectly useable. you won't be able to open the office07 document types in it though (for example .docx, although you can open .doc files fine. you also get a choice of file formats to save it in)
     
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    The presentation tool from OpenOffice is called Impress and is very similar to MSO-PowerPoint (the other can be a bit too different in parts)
     
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    open office has a powerpoint equivalent its very good

    just make sure when you save it, save it as a powerpoint file, the standard file type that it saves as cannot be opened by powerpoint but only by open office.
     
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    newer MSO can open OOo files (the latest can even save as OOo files) and for older MSO you can get an importer.

    I only point this out because while it is advisable to save in the doc/ppt format over the odf equiv you can lose some of your formatting
     
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    Cheers for all replys looks like its gonna be open office. DAM i hate assigments lol.