Why can't I view a PowerPoint file from Moodle

Last updated 6 years ago
Users trying to open PowerPoint files with a pptx file ending:
If you attempt to view the file from within Moodle and get errors or warnings, the file will not save/print, please follow these steps:
  • Click once on the PowerPoint file link in your Moodle course
  • Save the file to your G drive or Desktop
  • Click Start > PowerPoint
  • From within PowerPoint click File > Open > open saved PPT > Warning may pop up that the file originated from the internet and may have viruses . . . . etc., click the Enable editing button in the warning bar and click save again
  • Now you can navigate the file without issue and no additional warnings should pop up.
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