How to view Powerpoint XP notes
Thread poster: xxxSanmar
xxxSanmar
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Feb 26, 2004

I have recently installed Windows XP and OFfice XP. I have just received a ppt file with notes. Problem is: the usual icon at the bottom to view and edit the notes does not seem to be there. Does anyone know how to do this?
TIA
Sandra


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Thierry thierry_lafaye
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May be stupid but trying to help :) Feb 26, 2004

I see that there is an icon in the standard toolbar which may be inactive in your document: (my Powerpoint is in French so I hope my translation won't be too misleading... But I localised partially Office in Microsoft so may help hee hee) it's the Display Layout icon, between Show/Hide Grid on the right and Expand All on the left.

If not, do you see a bar at the place of where should be the notes? If so, just resizing it a bit may do the trick?

Sorry to offer just stupid tips but I've seen that in half the cases it actually helps for me

Hope this helps a bit?


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Andy Watkinson
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Viewing notes in PPT Feb 26, 2004

Can't help you with the icon.

But if it's just a question of getting to the notes to translate them, you can use the "View" option (unsure of English name - I use a Spanish version) in the menu.

Cheers,
Andy


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xxxSanmar
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Resizing does work Feb 26, 2004

Thierry Lafaye wrote:

If not, do you see a bar at the place of where should be the notes? If so, just resizing it a bit may do the trick?

I tried this shortly after posting this question and it does work (fortunately for me since this is a bit of a rush job!) However, there must be another way, i.e. similar to how it used to be done in Office 97.
Thanks for your suggestions!

Hope this helps a bit?


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