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    Creating summary slides and vice vers (xp)

    I was an avid user of PPT 97 and really enjoyed using the summary feature to create a slide containing the title of the following slides. There was also a function to do the opposite, meaning that if you had a slide with several points, you could create several slides with each point as a title (for the life of me, I cannot remember the name of that function). I am now looking for that function in PPT XP. Has anybody found it?

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    Re: Creating summary slides and vice vers (xp)

    You are referring to the infamous "Expand Slide" tool. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's a goner. They took it away in version 2000 for no appearant reason. (SOB's). I've already put it on the Wish LIst for them to give it back in the next version. I hope others will voice the same demand.

    Do you know how to expand a slide in Outline view?

    1) Select the slide icon of what you want expanded.
    2) Choose Insert Duplicate Slide from the Insert menu.
    3) Highlight the bullets in the duplicate slide (not the title).
    4) Click the promote button.
    5) Delete the extra title produced from inserting a duplicate slide.

    I know it's not as great as the original tool, but it gets the job done.

    -Lenny

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    Re: Creating summary slides and vice vers (xp)

    Thanks LennyJo! I am sorry to hear that they discarded the function (Am I really surprised?). However, thank you for the alternative. It works like a charm!

    -NaLa

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