Combine two presentations

If someone sends you a copy of your presentation with some changes and their feedback, you can combine the copy with your original presentation, and then review the changes to decide which ones you want to accept or reject.

  1. To open your original presentation, click File, and then click Open.

  2. Choose the presentation, and then click Open.

  3. On the Review tab, under Compare, click Compare.

    Review tab, Compare group

  4. Choose the copy of the presentation, and then click Compare.

    A list of changes appears.

  5. In the Compare Changes pane, under List of Changes, click an item.

    Tips: 

    • The slide under the list of changes displays a preview of what the change will look like if you accept the change and add it to your presentation.

    • To change the size of the Compare Changes pane, drag the lower-right corner.

  6. Do one of the following:

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Add the change to the original presentation

Click AcceptReview Accept button

If Accept  Review Accept button is not available, then the change is already included in the presentation and you do not need to take any action.

Do not add the change to the original presentation

Click RejectReview Reject button

If Reject  Review Reject button is not available, then the change is already excluded from the presentation. You do not have to take any action.

Note: When you end the comparison, any rejected changes will be discarded, and will not be saved the next time you save the presentation. You can always compare the presentations a second time to review changes that you rejected previously.

  1. When you have finished reviewing the changes, on the Review tab, under Compare, click End.

    Review tab, Compare group

    If you have not accepted or rejected some changes, you are asked to confirm that you want to end the comparison.

  2. Click Save  Save button .

See also

Add or remove a comment

Simultaneously edit a presentation with other authors

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