Working in a Microsoft Office-Apple iWork World

Created: Saturday, June 14, 2008, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 4:37 am



Although this topic is more of a Mac only thing, it’s also relevant if you are a Windows users of Microsoft Office and receive files from iWork users on the Mac who save to Microsoft Office file formats.

I read this article on the MacWorld site that goes into all the details of co-existing in a dual format/platform world — and understanding the pitfalls and precautions required. I must say that this is probably the best content I have seen on this particular topic, and it is a must read.

PowerPoint users will understand how Keynote imports and exports PowerPoint files — and that if there are any presentation notes in their original Keynote files, the exported PowerPoint format files won’t open in PowerPoint 2008 on the Mac although they should pose no problems in PowerPoint 2004 for the Mac, or PowerPoint 2007 for Windows! I’ve bookmarked the page — read it here…

Categories: keynote, office_mac, powerpoint


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