PPT file conversion in seconds. I want to convert PowerPoint to PDF. Should I use PowerPoint and/or Acrobat? Use Acrobat Create PowerPoint document inside Acrobat. I want to create PDF using Acrobat. How do I do it? Create PowerPoint document with Acrobat. My documents are not converting as expected. What's wrong? This is not a problem with Acrobat. This is because there are a lot of files that have an extension which cannot be used within Acrobat. This is because PowerPoint 2023 and later, which have a new API for XML encoding, cannot support PPT files which have an extension that cannot be converted into XML. For some people, this may be annoying, but there is an easy way out of the “PPT issue”. As of now, there are two software solutions available to handle the issues. First is a free program from Google called “Adobe Acrobat for Open Office.” Here is a great tutorial and a review in PC Magazine. Second, you might want to install the free program called PDF Expert. Here, are the steps to convert and save to PDF. How can I change the formatting of PowerPoint? First, you should know that there is only one formatting option, which you can access via the PPT formatting tab. And this is a tab named Custom Styles. Select this item from the Format menu. In the Custom Styles dialog box, select the desired style. Also, in the PPT editing dialog box, set the width (PPD) to the required dimensions. There are other possibilities for formatting as well. These are also discussed by the PDF Expert website. How can I embed my slide deck into a document? Inserting into a document in PowerPoint 2023 works like any other document that is embedded in PowerPoint. For now, you need to be in the document layer (so, layer 3), and you will see a little button in the corner beside Edit menu (see screenshot below). Click this and then the following options will show up. Save your template as PDF (using the default name) (using the default name) Delete the content of this template (to be able to remove the template) (to be able to remove the template) Save this template as PDF. (This is only needed for people who want to put the template into the document again).