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SaveAs Method

Presentation.SaveAs Method (PowerPoint)

Saves a presentation that's never been saved, or saves a previously saved presentation under a different name.

expression .SaveAs(Filename, FileFormat, EmbedFonts)

expression A variable that represents a Presentation object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Filename

Required

String

Specifies the name to save the file under. If you don't include a full path, PowerPoint saves the file in the current folder.

FileFormat

Optional

PpSaveAsFileType

Specifies the saved file format. If this argument is omitted, the file is saved in the default file format (ppSaveAsDefault).

EmbedFonts

Optional

MsoTriState

Specifies whether PowerPoint embeds TrueType fonts in the saved presentation.

The FileFormat parameter value can be one of these PpSaveAsFileType constants. The default is ppSaveAsDefault.

ppSaveAsAddIn

ppSaveAsBMP

ppSaveAsDefault

ppSaveAsEMF

ppSaveAsExternalConverter

ppSaveAsGIF

ppSaveAsJPG

ppSaveAsMetaFile

ppSaveAsMP4

ppSaveAsOpenDocumentPresentation

ppSaveAsOpenXMLAddin

ppSaveAsOpenXMLPicturePresentation

ppSaveAsOpenXMLPresentation

ppSaveAsOpenXMLPresentationMacroEnabled

ppSaveAsOpenXMLShow

ppSaveAsOpenXMLShowMacroEnabled

ppSaveAsOpenXMLTemplate

ppSaveAsOpenXMLTemplateMacroEnabled

ppSaveAsOpenXMLTheme

ppSaveAsPDF

ppSaveAsPNG

ppSaveAsPresentation

ppSaveAsRTF

ppSaveAsShow

ppSaveAsStrictOpenXMLPresentation

ppSaveAsTemplate

ppSaveAsTIF

ppSaveAsWMV

ppSaveAsXMLPresentation

ppSaveAsXPS

The EmbedFonts parameter value can be one of these MsoTriState constants.

Constant

Description

msoFalse

TrueType fonts are not embedded.

msoTriStateMixed

Embedded fonts are a mixture of TrueType and non-TrueType. The default.

msoTrue

TrueType fonts are embedded.

This example saves a copy of the active presentation under the name "New Format Copy.ppt." By default, this copy is saved in the format of a presentation in the current version of PowerPoint. The presentation is then saved as a PowerPoint 4.0 file named "Old Format Copy."

With Application.ActivePresentation 
    .SaveCopyAs "New Format Copy" 
    .SaveAs "Old Format Copy", ppSaveAsPowerPoint4 
End With
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