Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program currently developed by Microsoft. PowerPoint presentations consist of a number of individual pages or "slides" that may contain text, graphics, sound, movies, and other objects, which may be arranged freely. The presentation can be printed, displayed live on a computer, or navigated through at the command of the presenter. Slides can also form the basis of webcasts.

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I had this question after viewing Replacing text in PowerPoint 2016 using VBA.

Is it possible that I can insert a custom textbox in slide theme and it gets updated in actual slides ?
Here what I am trying to do in power point VBA which I have done successfully in Visio VBA.

I want to put the presentation file name on all slides of a presentation.  I have 50+ such presentations containing 25+ slides in each presentation.  The above code requires that I insert a text box on each of the slide manually and then it works if I run the macro.  Any suggestion how to automate the process using Powerpoint VBA ?

I do not want to change the slides theme for each presentation by inserting a text box with file name.  That would defeat the purpose of automation. Visio VBA does it very easily by using code in Auotexec module for each slidepack.
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Powerpoint presentation won't print - When I try and print to any printer it starts out as a small file - 160kb and when it hit's the printer it's starts spooling to over 500MB and eventually nothing prints -  I tried network printers, USB printers - Sent it to a friend - Same thing at his house.

Can't figure this out....
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In PowerPoint, ActiveWindow.Selection.Type can return one of four types : None, Slides, Shapes or Text.

When in the Slide Master view and a single layout is selected in the thumbnail pane, the selection type returned is Slides and the following returns a Master object as expected:

Set obj = ActiveWindow.View.Slide

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But, when more than one custom layout is selected in the thumbnail pane, the following returns an error:

Set obj = ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange

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The error : "Selection (unknown member) : Invalid request. SlideRange cannot be constructed from a Master."

So my question is "how can I return a collection of custom layouts based on the current selection when the selection comprises more than one layout?"
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I have plot in powerpoint that was taken out from excel. The linked has be deleted however I still see the point values when I hover the mouse around the points. Is there anyway I can convert the points data to excel table?

Any help would be highly appreciated.

Thank you.
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i have about 200 screenshot.
i like to see all of them as some kind of slide show power point presentation that shows each slide for say 2 seconds then 2nd slide then 3rd slide.

how can i make some slide show and automatically run the slide show like flash card type thing to remember some concepts
i am using windows 10 laptop and android phone
i am fine creating video also for few minutes?
please advise
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Hello Experts,
I have the following procedure that I use in my personal.xlsb in order to quickly add list number in an specific column:
Sub Add_List_Number()
Dim strCol As String
Dim lngLastRow As Long
Dim lngRow As Long
Dim intPos As Integer
Dim strPrefix As String

strCol = InputBox("Please enter the column letter in which you add specific row number", "Choose Column Letter")
lngLastRow = Cells.Find("*", SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlPrevious).row


    For lngRow = 1 To lngLastRow
    Cells(lngRow, strCol).Value = lngRow
    Next
End Sub

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I would like to take it as a reference to add list number in a column table in power point. Every time when a set up table in power point I use list number and when I add additional row I need to retype list number manually. I would like to add this procedure in my powerpoint add in in order to avoid to perform this task manually.

Thank you again for your feedback.
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Is it possible to share just a custom show with someone else. I can see how to print it but if I wanted to show send someone just the custom show?
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If I create an animation with custom paths, on two objects, how can I get them to arrive aligned - I have them setup off slide to be ready to "swoop" in but when they land they are not aligned? Any ideas. Thanks
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Best way to animate a slide if some elements are on the Master Slide and some are on the Normal slide. Can animate both - the issue is with the sequence e.g. circle on Master slide, text on Normal slide?
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If I import a chart from Excel and I want to resize it - so that all text is legible - but that ends up making it bigger than the slide...so that in presentation view, now I can't see the x and y axis labels at all - how do I get around that? The problem I am having is with a custom template - which I don't want to post for confidentiality reasons. Oddly enough I can get it to work with my standard PowerPoint templates...
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Is there a way to get a colour from a picture on a Master Slide onto a shape to be added in Normal View - Eyedropper maybe?
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Animations - smooth start and end? I've experimented with these.  Right now I can't see much of a difference. What would they be used for?
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Power Point 2016,. how do I change the default font from Arial to Calibri so that it does bring up Arial Again when the account open. It is not evident how to do this in Power Point 2016.

Thank you for your assistance.
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Hello! I have a user on Office 2013 having a PPT problem. While working on a file throughout the day, she goes to save the file and gets the attached image. She can do a Save As making it a new file to get around it, but she has to do that several times a day. I already ensured Office is fully updated, and I have done a repair on Office. Add-ins are disabled as well. I tried also to Open and Repair one of the new files as well, but the problem persists. Anyone seen this one before?Error Message
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"Guidelines on pasting data from Excel - so numbers are legible - any dos and don'ts? " I've been asked this question and really the only answer I have is not to try and copy across the entire  sheet- which is what people seem to want to do.  Anything else PowerPoint experts here would recommend??
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Some questions on using sound in PowerPoint..
(1) - if I want a piece of music to play in the background - do I have to put that on the first slide - I've tried it on the third slide and it won't play on slides one and two?
(2) What's the difference between "Play across slides" and "play in background"

(3) What's the difference between "loop until stopped" and "Rewind afer playing" and when would I use either/both
(4) why would I use a bookmark?
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How can I get a screensaver to run on a PC that is also running PowerPoint in presentation mode? Let me explain the situation .... I have a kiosk on my plant floor that displays a status and statistics presentation on a repeating loop ... this is a PowerPoint (in presentation mode) presentation. Our COO wants it to also play a custom screensaver (of the slideshow type) whenever no one has touched it for a while ... then once an end user touches the screen, the screensaver would turn off and it would go back to the PowerPoint. I already have created the screensaver and tested it. It runs correctly when the PC is idle and not running PowerPoint. But when PowerPoint is running and in presentation mode, the screensaver will not trigger itself to turn on. I'm guessing that the PC must think that it is NOT idle (because PowerPoint is running a presentation) and that will prevent the screensaver from triggering. Does anyone have any advice on how to force the screensaver to run overtop of the looping PowerPoint presentation?
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Couple of questions here about using video in PowerPoint presentations...(1) I have added a YouTube video to a presentation to run automatically - when I get to the slide in Slide Show video - I still have to click it - is that correct? (2) how can I get it to fill the screen? At the moment it's sort of landscape (see Slide 2) . If I had this as a Browsed at a Kiosk set up - how would the video work then? Thanks
PowerPoint-Video.pptx
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Can text be added to a 3-d model in Powerpoint?
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Hello experts,

I am looking for a solution to re-use macros in new presentation.
This can be done through Personal.xlsb file in Excel, however this option is not available in powerpoint.

What do you recommend for this?

Thank you in advance for your hel
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Hello experts,

I have the following procedure in order to reset & delete the various guides.
Sub DeleteGuides()
    With ActivePresentation.Guides
        ' Delete the second guide
        .Item(2).Delete
    End With
End Sub

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However when I launch it, I am not able to reset all of guides

Could you please  help me to adjust?

Thank you in advance for your help.
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Can anyone recommend any useful Add-ins for PowerPoint 365 particularly around organisation charts and process flows...
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I have a 9 ideas spread over three tabs of an Excel spreadsheet, three rows each. Please see attached Excel file example.
I would like to convert them into a single slide PPT, please see attached PPT file example.

How could I convert the source Excel file into the destination PPT slide with minimal manual work?Source.xlsx
Destination.pptx
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Hi

Our government customers are very angry with Microsoft, but I think this is nothing new as we know such problems with Windows 10.
I have to analyze this problem and advise our customers.

According to the Dutch organization that did the research for the Dutch government, we have the following infos:

-  Microsoft systematically and extensively collects data about the individual use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Secretly, without informing the people. According to the Dutch organization, it is hard to find what Microsfoft collects as the data is encrypted.
-  Microsoft sends telemetry data to its own servers in the United States.

This is what I found that we can do for our customer:
- Disable Manage the privacy of data monitored by telemetry in Office
- Ban the use of Connected Services
- Not to use SharePoint Oneline
- Block OneDrive
- Lock web version of Office 365

My questions:
1) Did you deal with this case? If yes, what will Microsoft collect?
2) Is it enough to Manage the privacy of data monitored by telemetry in Office ?
3) Do I still have to go through the Report from rijksoverheid.nl  ?

Thanks
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I have Titles on my PowerPoint slides so that they appear on the Outline. I don't want these Titles to appear on the presentation.

I need to programatically turn the Fill color of the text to No Fill. And back again to Black.

Can someone show me the VBA code for this please?

Thanks.
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Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program currently developed by Microsoft. PowerPoint presentations consist of a number of individual pages or "slides" that may contain text, graphics, sound, movies, and other objects, which may be arranged freely. The presentation can be printed, displayed live on a computer, or navigated through at the command of the presenter. Slides can also form the basis of webcasts.