Presentation.SaveCopyAs Method (PowerPoint)

Saves a copy of the specified presentation to a file without modifying the original.

Syntax

expression. SaveCopyAs( _FileName_, _FileFormat_, _EmbedTrueTypeFonts_ )

expression A variable that represents a Presentation object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
FileName Required String Specifies the name to save the file under. If you don't include a full path, PowerPoint saves the file in the current folder.
FileFormat Optional PpSaveAsFileType The file format.
EmbedTrueTypeFonts Optional MsoTriState Specifies whether TrueType fonts are embedded.

Remarks

The FileFormat parameter value can be one of these PpSaveAsFileType constants. The default is ppSaveAsDefault.

ppSaveAsHTMLv3
ppSaveAsAddIn
ppSaveAsBMP
ppSaveAsDefault
ppSaveAsGIF
ppSaveAsHTML
ppSaveAsHTMLDual
ppSaveAsJPG
ppSaveAsMetaFile
ppSaveAsPNG
ppSaveAsPowerPoint3
ppSaveAsPowerPoint4
ppSaveAsPowerPoint4FarEast
ppSaveAsPowerPoint7
ppSaveAsPresentation
ppSaveAsRTF
ppSaveAsShow
ppSaveAsTemplate
ppSaveAsTIF
ppSaveAsWebArchive

The EmbedTrueTypeFonts parameter value can be one of these MsoTriState constants.

Constant Description
msoFalse TrueType fonts are not embedded.
msoTriStateMixed Embedded fonts are a mixture of TrueType and non-TrueType. The default.
msoTrue TrueType fonts are embedded.

Example

This example saves a copy of the active presentation under the name "New Format Copy.ppt." By default, this copy is saved in the format of a presentation in the current version of PowerPoint. The presentation is then saved as a PowerPoint 4.0 file named "Old Format Copy."

With Application.ActivePresentation

    .SaveCopyAs "New Format Copy"

    .SaveAs "Old Format Copy", ppSaveAsPowerPoint4

End With

See also

Presentation Object