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So that's how! Great PowerPoint features

Compress Pictures button on the Picture toolbar

To optimize an image, use the Compress Pictures button and the options it offers.

Pictures: we love to use them, but they tend to make file sizes huge.

You can mitigate this—saving room on your hard disk and reducing download time—by using Compress Pictures, a feature on the Picture toolbar. It gives you options for reducing image resolution; applying compression with no loss to quality; and discarding unwanted information, such as the cropped parts of an image.

To get the fine points, click Next and read on.

Note     Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel also have this feature.

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