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ppt 2003 - can't perform operation as project is protected

andieje
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Hi

I'm using ppt 2003

I am trying to use the ppt on this webpage

http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_/2006/10/drag_and_drop_i.html

which is to get drag and drop in powerpoint. I can't seem to work with the ppt as i get an autoevents error saying can't perform operation as the project is protected. when i open it i get this error and it seems to slow down my computer to a level i can't work with too.

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I should point out I also followed the instruction in the ppt to set macro security to medium but i still get the autoevents error
John WilsonCEO PowerPoint Alchemy

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It should work in 2003 but note it is broken in 2010.

There's a different (similar) method here which you might like to try. (also broken in 2010 though)
http://officeone.mvps.org/vba/mousemove_shape.html
John WilsonCEO PowerPoint Alchemy

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PS Since there are no autoevents in the Drag n drop macro maybe you have another AddIn installed throwing this error??
CEO PowerPoint Alchemy
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And here's my guess:

You have Shyam's AutoEvents AddIn installed?
This needs to search the code in a presentation to allow the event code to be found. Since the code in the drag and drop is protected Shyam's addIn will fail and throw the error you mention. Temporarily disable Shyam's Add In