Solved

Display countdown timer in PowerPoint slide?

Posted on 2007-04-09
4
1,266 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
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.
0
Comment
Question by:Tertioptus
[X]
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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Glenn_Moore
ID: 18876575
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
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
GlennaShaw earned 500 total points
ID: 18877527
Hi,

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

Hope this helps,
Glenna
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:Tertioptus
ID: 18877606
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.
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:GlennaShaw
ID: 18877707
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
0

Featured Post

Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

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

 Regular Expressions Microsoft Word has sophisticated search tools that can search for patterns. For example if you wanted to search for all UK phone numbers that followed a pattern of five digits, a space and then six digits you can easily do th…
Setting the Scene Animations in PowerPoint are a great tool to convey messages when used carefuly with the content of your slides. There are plenty of animation effects and options, including a Repeat feature for individual animation effects. …
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
The viewer will learn how to edit animations within the presentation, incorporate sound, and set everything up with timing.

617 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