A PowerPoint Show .pps file is saved as a PowerPoint .pptx file when you save changes after you edit it in your web browser

Symptoms

Consider the following scenarios.

Scenario 1
  • You upload a Microsoft PowerPoint Show .pps file to a Microsoft SharePoint site on a server that is running Microsoft PowerPoint Online, or you save a PowerPoint Show .pps file to the SharePoint site by using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • In your web browser, you locate the .pps file on the SharePoint site, and then you click View in Browser to view the file.
  • You click Edit in Browser, and then you click Convert to open the file for editing.

Scenario 2
  • You upload a PowerPoint Show .pps file to a OneDrive folder, or you save a PowerPoint Show .pps file to a OneDrive folder by using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • In a web browser, you locate the OneDrive folder, and then you click the View link to open the .pps file.
  • You click Edit in Browser, and then you click Convert to open the file for editing.

In these scenarios, the PowerPoint Show .pps file is saved as a PowerPoint Presentation (.pptx) file when you save changes to the file instead of the PowerPoint Show (.ppsx) file that you expect.

Workaround

To work around this issue, you must save the converted file as PowerPoint Show (*.ppsx). To do this, use one of the following workarounds, as appropriate for your situation.

Workaround for scenario 1
  1. In your web browser, locate the .pptx file on the SharePoint site, and then click Edit in Microsoft PowerPoint to open the file in PowerPoint on your computer.

    Note The file that you open has a name that resembles "file_name - converted.pptx."
  2. Press F12 to open the Save As dialog box.
  3. In the Save as type box, click PowerPoint Show (*.ppsx), and then click Save to save the file to the same location on the SharePoint site.

Workaround for scenario 2
  1. In your web browser, open the OneDrive folder, and then locate the .pptx file.
  2. Click View to open the file in the PowerPoint Web application.

    Note The file that you open has a name that resembles "file_name - converted.pptx."
  3. Click the Open in PowerPoint button to open the file in PowerPoint on your computer.
  4. Press F12 to open the Save As dialog box.
  5. In the Save as type box, click PowerPoint Show (*.ppsx), and then click Save to save the file to the same location in the OneDrive folder.


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Makale No: 982980 - Son İnceleme: 25 Şub 2015 - Düzeltme: 1

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