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PowerPoint Macro that saves the file, breaks external file links, and saves as a .ppsx

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I have a few PowerPoint files (.pptx) that have many linked charts and objects in them, and to save time on publishing the files as .ppsx (PowerPoint Show) I would like to remove/break all of the links with a macro.

I plan on saving this macro as an add-in using the technique detailed by PPTools here:
Create an ADD-IN with TOOLBARS that run macros

I would like the macro to do the following in this order:
1. save the current file
2. break all external links
3. save the file as a .ppsx in the same folder, using the same name, and automatically replacing an older file if one exists

I am a novice to VBA, and will be very grateful for help with this,
John Wilson
CEO PowerPoint Alchemy

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