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PowerPoint 2003: Would like to copy a lengthy Sales Presentation from one Slide Presentation master format layout to a differenct Slide Presentation layout without losing detailed slide formating

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PowerPoint 2003: Would like to "copy" slides from a lengthy Sales Presentation from one Slide Presentation Format to a differenct Slide Presentation Format without losing detailed slide formating.

I am very familiar with "Insert / Slide from files / Keep formating" to copy slides from one presentation to another. This does a nice job of copying slides and keeping formats the same
but the 'master slide format' is not consistent with the new Slide Presentation Format. This is my dilema. Dealing with a 120 p.g. presentation and I don't want to lose formating on many of these slides when copying over to the new Presentation format.

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Chris
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You have two options.

1. Copy the slide, paste it into the presentation and do not choose Keep Source Formatting. You will of course end up having to reformat a lot of stuff, as you've explained.

2. Copy the *contents* of the slide (make sure you're in the slide workspace (not in the slides thumbnail pane), use Ctrl+A to select all, then Ctrl+C to copy), then go to your target presentation, insert a new slide (maybe a Blank or Title Only layout will work best here), and then Ctrl+V to paste the objects onto the new slide. When the paste options button appears immediately after you paste, choose Keep Source Formatting to keep the formatting of the objects.

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Thanks much!
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