How to get weather to stream to a slide in a continuously looping power point slideshow?

Posted on 2012-08-13
Last Modified: 2012-08-16
Hello experts,

We used to use VCTV equipment and software and are switching to a regular computer running a continuously looping power point slideshow.  Right now, one of their slides is a "weather channel" slide which shows a little snippet of the weather for today and the date.  Is there a way to put the weather into a slide in Power Point?  Any other suggestions would be appreciated as well.  Also, is there any way I can get a timestamp on all of the slides?  Thanks!
Question by:Brent Johnson
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    I would use LiveWeb, a free add-in for PowerPoint.
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    Accepted Solution

    For the weather you might consider trying LiveWeb ( to embed an appropriate web page into your presentation.

    For the timestamp, you should be able to Insert->Date & Time
    Under Include on Slide check Date & Time, Update Automatically, and choose the format you'd like.

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    by:Brent Johnson
    Great information.  Does anyone know how I can stream a radio station or classical music into the power point as well?

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