- From the File menu, choose Send To and select Microsoft Office Word. In PowerPoint 2007, click the Office button, select Publish, and then choose the appropriate option -- most likely, Create Handouts In Microsoft Office Word.
- In the resulting dialog box, click the Outline Only option and click OK.
- When Word opens with the presentation's text, reformat and save as a Word document.
Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.