From: John Wilson john AT DOT on
Maybe this?

Free PPT Hints, Tips and Tutorials

"fritz78" wrote:

> I noticed in PPT 2007 when you apply an auto date footer on the master it
> actually places a selectable text box on all slides (footers also). Is there
> a way to include the auto date code in a text box on the master so it cannot
> be selected in normal view? Like it was in PPT 2003? I need to have it so
> it's not selected by accident in normal view.