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Running a Powerpoint Presentation

I have created a Power Point presentation. I would like the presentation to launch when I double click on the name of the file. Currently, when I double click on it, it opens up Microsoft Power Point in edit mode. I then have to run the presentation from there by clicking on Run Slideshow.  I don't want that...I would like the presentation to launch immediately. I know there must be a simple way to do this, but I can't remember how.

How can I do it? I am using Office 2007.

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8/22/2022 - Mon

Save the file as .pps and it will open as a slide show.
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You can also create a shortcut to your file with the /s switch in it as another option.

Open the specified presentation file as a slide show.

Example: "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\POWERPNT.exe" /S "Presentation1.pptx"


Can you give me the full name for the extension? It does not show the three or four letter abbreviation for the file extension.
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Ok, I think I found it, it is Power Point Show.