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.

Thanks.
JJENSEN3Asked:
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

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

Regards
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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?
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

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

Regards
EE20150403.xlsx
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JJENSEN3Author Commented:
Thank you Rgonzo1971 for the input.
I found a way that was quite easy and effective.
http://www.pptalchemy.co.uk/vba_countdown.html

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

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

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