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Display countdown timer in PowerPoint slide?

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I need to add little timer box to my PowerPoint slide, to display a countdown until I switch to the next page.  I think I can use VBA with a textbox somehow.
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by:Glenn_Moore
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The following is microsoft reference to a broadband timer.
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms867192.aspx
The following is a microsoft listing of countdown timers that are fixed in length.  They are downloads.
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/results.aspx?qu=slide+countdown+timer&av=ZPP110
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GlennaShaw earned 500 total points
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Hi,

See also these free items: http://pptfaq.com/FAQ00081.htm

Hope this helps,
Glenna
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by:Tertioptus
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The sleep timer was prescisely what I was asking for.  Though, I think I will just save my presentation as a web page, and modify from there.
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by:GlennaShaw
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Sounds like you've BTDT, but just in case, here's a few tips on PPT to HTML:

http://pptfaq.com/index.html#name_WEBifying_your_PowerPoint

Have a good one,
Glenna
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