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If you choose a file type other than the default (Presentation and Shows) in theOpen Dialog box, the file type is not retained from one instance tothe next. This behavior is different than Microsoft Excel and MicrosoftWord.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed atthe beginning of this article.
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