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Preventing alteration of PowerPoint
Ellen Coleman
I am wondering how or if it is possible to prevent students from altering/editing a PowerPoint that is put into a tutorial. Thanks for any help you can provide - I can't find anything to help on the Sophia site.
Jul. 28, 2015 at 11:35 pm
Crystal Webster
Save it as a PDF. Is PDF will save all your formatting & fonts etc. but it won’t handle animations well. Take them out if you have them. (But save your original file WITH them as one file, then save as a different file without animations.
Nov. 10, 2017 at 2:56 am
carolyn fruin
My suggestion is to save it as a pdf and then upload it as a document. A powerpoint will always be downloadable as a functioning powerpoint.
Oct. 26, 2015 at 3:01 pm
Christene Lohse
You can also save the original PowerPoint with a password.
File -> Save As -> Tools ->General Options->Password to Modify

*Warning - There is no way to retrieve this password if you forget what it is!
Feb. 16, 2017 at 2:46 pm
Ellen Coleman
Thanks for the help. I will try that if it gets to be an issue. So far I have not had any problems.
Oct. 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm

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