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PPT98: Error Opening Word Outline
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If you click Slides From Outline on the Insert menu in PowerPoint and then choose a Word document, you may receive an error similar to the following:
PowerPoint can't open the type of file represented by <name of document>
This error occurs if the document is open in Word at the same time you try to import it into PowerPoint.
Method 1Close the document in Word before you use it as the outline for a presentation.
Method 2In Word, point to Send To on the File menu, and then click Microsoft PowerPoint.
Article ID: 194895 - Last Review: October 7, 2003 - Revision: 2.0