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Launching PPT from VB

Posted on 2003-10-24
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Hi All,
ICan someone help me with a Vb code which can launch a Power Point Macro from a
stand alone VB application. I have been stuck in this problem since long.
 
Thanks in advance,
Lonely
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you could try something like


Sub h()
Dim PPApp As Object
Dim myp As Object
Set PPApp = CreateObject("PowerPoint.Application")
PPApp.Visible = True
Set myp = PPApp.Presentations.Open("c:\temp\myprez.ppt")
PPApp.Run ("myprez.ppt!Module1.t")
End Sub

where
myprez is your presentation name
Module1 is your module name in the presentation
t is the name of the public sub you're calling

hope this helps a bit
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by:LonelyVB
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Hi Bruintje,
Thanks for the reply to my query.

I tried the code and it works wonderfully. I was able to launch the macro from my VB application. Thanks a million for the same.

Lonely
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by:bruintje
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cool, glad you got it solved :)
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