How to present your PowerPoint … in style

By the time you graduate from college, you will probably have made over 100 Power Point presentations, mostly on Microsoft PowerPoint software. Unfortunately, many of us students go through our academic and work lives having to start a presentation in 3 steps:

  1. Opening the folder that the file is in
  2. Opening the file
  3. Clicking “Start Presentation”

Did you know there’s a way to avoid Step 3? At the end of the filename, simply change the extension to .pps. When you click on the filename.pps, it will start your presentation without viewing the ugly PowerPoint editing GUI. Amazing!

NOTE: Changing the extension to .pps will not allow you to edit the presentation. If  you wish to edit the presentation, just change the extension back to .ppt or .pptx!