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Presentation.SaveCopyAs Method (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Saves a copy of the specified presentation to a file without modifying the original.


expression. SaveCopyAs( FileName, FileFormat, EmbedTrueTypeFonts )

expression A variable that represents a Presentation object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
FileNameRequiredStringSpecifies the name to save the file under. If you don't include a full path, PowerPoint saves the file in the current folder.
FileFormatOptionalPpSaveAsFileTypeThe file format.
EmbedTrueTypeFontsOptionalMsoTriStateSpecifies whether TrueType fonts are embedded.


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

|| |:-----| |ppSaveAsHTMLv3| |ppSaveAsAddIn| |ppSaveAsBMP| |ppSaveAsDefault| |ppSaveAsGIF| |ppSaveAsHTML| |ppSaveAsHTMLDual| |ppSaveAsJPG| |ppSaveAsMetaFile| |ppSaveAsPNG| |ppSaveAsPowerPoint3| |ppSaveAsPowerPoint4| |ppSaveAsPowerPoint4FarEast| |ppSaveAsPowerPoint7| |ppSaveAsPresentation| |ppSaveAsRTF| |ppSaveAsShow| |ppSaveAsTemplate| |ppSaveAsTIF| |ppSaveAsWebArchive| The EmbedTrueTypeFonts parameter value can be one of these MsoTriState constants.

msoFalseTrueType fonts are not embedded.
msoTriStateMixedEmbedded fonts are a mixture of TrueType and non-TrueType. The default.
msoTrueTrueType 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

See also


Presentation Object

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