Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Convert Acrobat file to Power Point file and still be able to edit in PowerPoint?

Posted on 2004-04-21
6
3,530 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
Hi
I have a 50 page presentation as an Acrobat file. I want to run it in PowerPoint instead. I have figured out how to save each page individually as an .eps and I can open in Illustrator and edit. I can also do a copy and paste from Illustrator into PowerPoint....but it comes in as an image and I can't manipulate any of the type or images. We need to do this presentation in a few days....please....can anyone help??? Thanks!!
0
Comment
Question by:aib1996
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:mingtze
ID: 10881158
Hi! From your comment, I am assuming you are using the full adobe acrobat (not the reader) because the reader cannot save individual pages as *.eps.

To extract all the images from your presentation, you can use this from Acrobat :
File --> Export --> Extract Images As --> JPG/PNG/TIFF

To gain access to all the text, you can save as an Rich Text File :
File --> Save As --> Save as type RTF

This will still involve some considerable copy and paste on your effort but I do not believe there is a straightforward application out there which can convert pdf to ppt (but please feel free to correct me, anyone who reads this). Please let me know if you need further help! :)
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:caffeineshark
ID: 10881495
Mingtze's solution sounds good, but considering it's for a presentation, I would pony up for some conversion software - the old cut-and-paste only shows the content of the original PPT.

PDF conversion programs can convert it to an editable format that you could import to PPT, including trial versions that might help you out:

http://www.thebeatlesforever.com/processtext/abcpdf.html#order

I haven't personally tried this software myself, so I can't vouch for it.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Auriclus
ID: 10882742
Try this article for ideas:

http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00054.htm

Auriclus
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Kyle Schroeder earned 500 total points
ID: 10884280
Interesting dilemma.  Have you tried this:
http://www.laux-it.com/PDF2PPT.html
A bit more info here: http://www.pdfzone.com/news/101208.html

Also, why did you post this to the Hardware topic?  IT really belongs in Applications or MS Office, etc...

Kyle
0
 

Author Comment

by:aib1996
ID: 10889048
I had no idea i posted this in hardware! sorry! i thought i was in MS Office..... i can't figure out how to move it....
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

My experience with Windows 10 over a one year period and suggestions for smooth operation
This article descibes how to create a connection between Excel and SAP and how to move data from Excel to SAP or the other way around.
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating envelopes and labels, with multiple names and addresses. Navigate to the “Start Mail Merge” button in the Mailings tab: Follow the step-by-step process until asked to find the address doc…
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question