Adding Day Counter In Looping PowerPoint Presentation

I have a Powerpoint 2007 slide presentation that continuously loops. I have a slide that show the number of days without an accident.
I would like to put an object on the slide that represents the days and count them up from a particular date. What is the best way to go about doing this. I know I need to use VBA, but I am not sure how to call the code when the slide loads.

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You could maybe link an excel cell with a formula in it to count the number of days

JJENSEN3Author Commented:
I don't think that will work. Don't you have to manually update the link once the presentation is open and running?

you can create an excel with a web query which has an automatic refresh as long as the file is open

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JJENSEN3Author Commented:
Thank you Rgonzo1971 for the input.
I found a way that was quite easy and effective.

I replaced my code with the countdown info and it worked well.


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JJENSEN3Author Commented:
More efficiently accomplished my dilemma.
Good to provide answers without being here!

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