Thank you, Britt:
I do use just the basic stuff, and I use the default font as
titles which are basic page breaks for me.
Very interesting about the versions. I am considering bringing
my OS up to date with the laptop, which is newer, but i hate to
up the OS in the middle of job production. I just don't need the
headaches. Plus that has brought on the dilemma of signing up
for Office 365 or not.
NOrmally I build the PPT on the desktop which is OS Sierra. But
always during a workshop I add photos to address questions that
students ask along the way. So if it won't save it "down", then
I won't be able to open it on the desktop. hmmm..
I was shocked when I ran the Presenter View on PowerPOint on the
laptop with High Sierra. The filmstrip along the bottom was
upside down and backwards. I like the filmstirp feature because
I can look ahead and zip right to it.
Oh, I saw where Keynote can extract the image. Cool feature, I
wonder if it retains the original resolution. It doesn't seem to
do that in PPT.
AND, does Keynote retain the file name of the original image. I
always disliked that in PPT. just curious.
I know, I know, I'll need to update at least the desktop OS,
real soon. So I shall have to decide if I want to purchase
Office 365 (phht)
Thank you very much for your advice,
On 2/9/19 10:34 PM, Griswold, Britt
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Keynote does a very good job of
opening PPT files. Not perfect, I have seen rare instances of
issues. It also exports pretty good PPT files. It can not make
all it's effect work the same as in PPT, as keynote is a bit
more sophisticated, but the basic stuff and some animations will
convert. You will need to limit your font choices to ensure
compatibility if you are moving the PPT to a PC for display.
Video compatibility across platforms can be an issue. Keynote
only works on a mac, and the older version can not open newer
versions, if you have some machines on older OS and some on
newer OS you could run into that issue.
I actually use Keynote to extract the image content of PPT
files when I need to use the art in other situations.
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