How to Convert PPTX to Word

By Filonia LeChat

Although the Microsoft Word word processing software appears to be a run of the mill text entry program, through a few semi-hidden features, you can go from just characters on a page to Word documents that are much more like presentations. In fact, merge the output another Office Suite program, PowerPoint, directly into a Word document by inserting the PPTX slides onto the Word page. This converts your PowerPoint presentation slides into a Word document, where you can then add regular text, images or even another set of PowerPoint files behind the first.

Step 1

Complete the PowerPoint presentation, name it and save it in an easy to access place on the computer.

Step 2

Open Microsoft Word. Click the "Insert" tab. Click the "Object" button.

Step 3

Click the "Create from File" tab. Browse to the PPTX file and double-click it.

Step 4

Click the "OK" button to close the "Object" window, return to Word and insert the PPTX.

Step 5

Click the "File" tab. Click "Save As." Enter a name for the PPTX-in-Word file and click the "Save" button.

Tips & Warnings

  • Word will insert the PPTX wherever you click your cursor at the time of accessing the "Object" window. Prior to clicking the button, you may want to create a new page for the PowerPoint file by pressing the "Ctrl" and "Enter" keys together, which forces a page break onto which the PowerPoint can flow.