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PowerPoint's Best Kept Secret by @damonify



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This quick and simple guide shows how you can save your PowerPoint slides as high resolution images. This trick is ideal for uploads to SlideShare as you won't lose any quality of your slides. It also works perfect for sharing individual high-quality slides on social media.

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PowerPoint's Best Kept Secret by @damonify

  2. 2. Imagine that you have created a great slide with awesome fonts and nice visuals.
  3. 3. Example of a great slide Slideshare made me
  4. 4. Then on the day of the presentation, you see this on the projector screen:
  5. 5. Slideshare mademe Example of a not-so-great slide
  6. 6. YOU JUST GOT FONTERIZED* * when the text in a PowerPoint presentation becomes replaced with the worst possible fonts since the selected (awesome) fonts are not installed on the device that is playing the presentation.
  7. 7. THE SOLUTION SAVE ALL YOUR SLIDES AS IMAGES (File / Save As / JPEG Format) Then insert the image for each slide, and you will have a presentation that will look the same no matter where you play it.
  8. 8. When saving the slides as images, you lose quality in both text and visuals and your slides will not look as good as before. THE PROBLEM
  9. 9. But don’t worry, there is a way around this…
  10. 10. FOLLOW THESE 5 STEPS to reconfigure your PowerPoint settings to always save your slides as high resolution images. (You just have to do this one time on your computer) Click here for Mac tutorial
  11. 11. Open the Start menu and type ”regedit” in the search box and hit Enter to open the registry editor. Source: 1
  12. 12. Navigate to this folder: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoft Office14.0PowerPointOptions *the numbered folder above depends on the version of PowerPoint you are using Source: 2
  13. 13. With the Options folder selected, point to New on the Edit menu and then click DWORD Value. Name the newly created DWORD as ExportBitmapResolution. Source: 3
  14. 14. With ExportBitmapResolution selected, click Modify on the Edit menu. Select the Decimal option, type the resolution value 300 in the Value data box, and then click OK. Source: 4
  15. 15. Click Exit on the File menu. You are done! Source: 5
  16. 16. How to export a PowerPoint slide as an image file 1) Start PowerPoint, and open your presentation 2) On the File menu, click Save As 3) In the Save as type box, select “JPEG File Interchange Format”, and then click Save A popup box will ask if you want to save all the slides or the current slide only. Make your choice and your slides will be saved as high resolution images!
  17. 17. Save your slides as images before uploading to Slideshare to be sure that your content shows correctly and with the highest quality. Bonus tip:
  18. 18. Please don’t make me low resolution again…
  19. 19. For more advice on PowerPoint, check out my other presentations below:
  20. 20. Made by Damon Nofar @damonify