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If you view a PowerPoint 97 presentation that is a section in an Office 97 Binder, some normal methods of ending a Slide Show are disabled.
If you are at the last slide in the Slide Show and click to end the show, you see this message:
If you press ESC on your keyboard to end the show, nothing happens.
End of slide show, click to advance to beginning of presentation.
To end a Slide Show if your presentation is part of a binder, you can use one of these methods:
Method 1: On the Edit menu, click Edit Slides.
Method 2: With the right mouse button, click the current slide. Click End Show on the menu that appears.
This behavior is by design. Working with sections in an Office binder is not exactly the same as working with presentations in PowerPoint. If you want to run a PowerPoint section as a Slide Show and have it behave exactly the same as a standalone presentation, you can do the following:
Article ID: 157155 - Last Review: May 21, 2001 - Revision: 1.0
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