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Changing slide libraries default template from .ppt to .pptx

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I created a slide library and the default template is PowerPoint .ppt extension, and  I see no option for changing at the time of creation. I need to change the template to .pptx and when I do this I get this error:


"Edit Document" requires a Windows Sharepoint Services compatible application and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater"


I have Office 2007 and IE 8.


I can create a document library and choose .pptx as the default document but I then lose the function of a slide library such as a thumbnail column and I see no way of putting that back in.


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