Why can't I edit my PowerPoint template?
The file has been marked as Final
The presentation may be marked as Final in PowerPoint 2007 or later. That protects it against further changes, so you won't be able to edit the file. Click the Office button, then choose Prepare, Mark as Final again to make it editable again.
Can a PowerPoint show be edited?
You will now notice that our PowerPoint Show icon just changed to a Microsoft PowerPoint file icon. You can now edit or do whatever you want with the presentation.
Why can't I see design ideas in PowerPoint?
If you can see the Design Ideas button in PowerPoint but it's grayed out, it means: You aren't connected to the internet, or. A single slide isn't selected. This can be the case when multiple slides are selected in the slide thumbnail pane in Normal view, or when the focus in the thumbnail pane is between two slides.
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What is difference between PPT and PPTX?
The main difference between PPT and PPTX files is the fact that the XML version are considered “open source”. This means that it is much easier for other types of presentation programs to open files saved in the PPTX format.
Can I edit PowerPoint without PowerPoint?
You don't need PowerPoint installed on your computer to open or edit a PowerPoint document. There are two Microsoft-approved ways to create, share, edit, print, and open these files, and both are 100 percent free.