?
Solved

Powerpoint screentip without hyperlink

Posted on 2010-11-11
4
Medium Priority
?
953 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Would like to add screentips to some PPT textbox and shapes.  I know I can add Screentips through the Insert Hyperlink dialog, but the "OK" button is disabled unless I enter an actual address for the hyperlink.  I tried entering a blank address, but that generates an error if the user clicks on the shape.  

I've got it working so that the hyperlink is to the current slide, so the slide doesn't change, and no error messages are presented if the user clicks on the shape.  However, I'm just wondering if there is a "better" or "best practice" for this functionality.
0
Comment
Question by:Dale Fye
[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 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Echo_S earned 750 total points
ID: 34114659
Unfortunately, there's not. What you're doing -- linking to the current slide -- would have been my suggestion for you.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:JSRWilson
ID: 34135066
As Echo said this is the best way. Word or warning though we have found users with v 2010 don't see the screentip.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Echo_S
ID: 34135642
Oh, good to know. Thanks, John.
0
 
LVL 48

Author Closing Comment

by:Dale Fye
ID: 34135833
Thanks, Echo.

Figured that was the case, but you never know what interesting solutions you will find at EE.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article describes how to import an Outlook PST file to Office 365 using a third party product to avoid Microsoft's Azure command line tool, saving you time.
Cancel future meetings from user mailboxes in Office 365 using Remove-CalendarEvents
In this video you will find out how to export Office 365 mailboxes using the built in eDiscovery tool. Bear in mind that although this method might be useful in some cases, using PST files as Office 365 backup is troublesome in a long run (more on t…
Have you created a query with information for a calendar? ... and then, abra-cadabra, the calendar is done?! I am going to show you how to make that happen. Visualize your data!  ... really see it To use the code to create a calendar from a q…

765 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