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Crystal Reports Export to PowerPoint

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I am using CR2008 and have a report that I am manually coping and pasting 30 charts into MS PowerPoint 2010.  PowerPoint is the requested final output unfortunately..  

Does anyone know how I can automate this process?  Perhaps  CR2012 has this function built in?  I am not using BOE.

Thanks!
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Question by:Maliki Hassani
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by:Kurt Reinhardt
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Crystal doesn't export to PowerPoint directlyl. Do you have BusinessObjects Enterprise?  If so, you can use the Live Office plug in to embed report parts (like charts) directly into a PowerPoint slide and it will enable you to pull live data directly into the presentation.
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by:Maliki Hassani
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I am afraid I am not using it..  What about exporting to word and a macro that pulls data into PowerPoint?  Any ideas?
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by:mlmcc
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There are convertors available to convert a PDF to PowerPoint.

You could export the Crystal to PDF then use one of them to convert to PowerPoint.

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by:Maliki Hassani
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Do you know of any that you recommend?
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Unfortunately no.  If I had used any at all, I would recommend one.

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