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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.

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A client of mine gets the error at home while on VPN. We use Pulse Secure VPN. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Hello,
I am getting an interop error
Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce19429c' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131040)
File name: 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9

Any suggestions?

Regards
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I have a UserForm in PowerPoint with a button on it that opens the Excel file picker dialog. When the file is selected, PowerPoint VBA then opens the selected Excel file in a hidden instance, loads some data from it into the UserForm and leaves the file open whilst the UserForm remains loaded/visible. When this happens, the PowerPoint icon in the Windows taskbar pulses and a second PowerPoint icon hops up and down, indicating that PowerPoint no longer has focus. This is confirmed by the modal UserForm remaining in a defocussed state.

I added several variations of the AppActivate statement to the PowerPoint VBA code but none work, although no error is raised e.g.

AppActivate Application.Caption
AppActivate "PowerPoint"

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However, if I use the same AppActivate command(s) from the Excel VBE when in the defocused state above, the command works as expected.

How can I get the PowerPoint VBE to return focus to PowerPoint in this case?
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Hello,
How can i add pictures placeholders on a powerpoint slide to appear next to each other and take a new  row when the row is full.
Also when the slide is full how it can autogenerate a new slide with placeholder for the pictures.
Currently I have a code for this, but its not very efficient as I am declaring the place of the placeholder.

Private Sub AddSlides()
        Dim intCurrSlide As Integer = ppPrsn.Slides.Count
        Dim currSlide As PowerPoint.Slide = ppPrsn.Slides(intCurrSlide)
        Dim objShape As PowerPoint.Shape = Nothing
        Dim pptLayout As Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.CustomLayout
        pptLayout = ppPrsn.Slides(1).CustomLayout
        Dim length = l + 7
        Dim top = t + 10
        For i = 0 To 47

            pptLayout.Shapes.AddPlaceholder(PowerPoint.PpPlaceholderType.ppPlaceholderPicture, length, top, 75, 101)
            length = length + 78
            If i = 11 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130
            ElseIf i = 23 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130
            ElseIf i = 35 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130

            End If

        Next
        If ppPrsn.Slides.Count = 2 Then
            Dim slide As PowerPoint.Slide
            slide = ppPrsn.Slides.AddSlide(ppPrsn.Slides.Count, pptLayout)
        End If

        FlgSlideCreated = True

    End Sub

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Hello,
I have a template to export pictures on a powerpoint template. The vb.net code adds slides to the template depending on the number of pictures to be exported. How can i delete the blank slides.
This the code I am using
 Private Sub AddSlides()
        Dim intCurrSlide As Integer = ppPrsn.Slides.Count
        Dim currSlide As PowerPoint.Slide = ppPrsn.Slides(intCurrSlide)
        Dim objShape As PowerPoint.Shape = Nothing
        Dim pptLayout As Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.CustomLayout
        pptLayout = ppPrsn.Slides(1).CustomLayout
        Dim length = l + 7
        Dim top = t + 10
        For i = 0 To 47

            pptLayout.Shapes.AddPlaceholder(PowerPoint.PpPlaceholderType.ppPlaceholderPicture, length, top, 75, 101)
            length = length + 78
            If i = 11 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130
            ElseIf i = 23 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130
            ElseIf i = 35 Then
                length = 10
                top = top + 130

            End If

        Next
        If ppPrsn.Slides.Count = 2 Then
            Dim slide As PowerPoint.Slide
            slide = ppPrsn.Slides.AddSlide(ppPrsn.Slides.Count, pptLayout)
        End If

        FlgSlideCreated = True

    End Sub

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This code clears the placeholders :

  Private Sub ClearPictureBoxes(ByVal parent As PowerPoint.Presentation)
        Try
            If IsNothing(parent) = True Then
 

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How can I enable file version history within Office 2016 applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) so that I will be able to go back to previous revisions of the saved document?

I need to be able to look at previous revisions of saved Office 2016 documents within Word & Excel.
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How can I enable previous file versions within Office 2016 applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) so that I will be able to go back to previous versions of the document?

I remember this used to be enabled by default but now I don't see this feature enabled.
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I have this code that works really well in excel...I wanted the existing code to actually paste it with height and width of the image so that it fits on my slide.  It currently pastes the image big and I have to go into each slide and resize all of them.  Atleast resize it within the slide parameters...

Here is the code.

Sub PasteMultipleSlides()

Dim myPresentation As Object
Dim mySlide As Object
Dim PowerPointApp As Object
Dim shp As Object
Dim MySlideArray As Variant
Dim MyRangeArray As Variant
Dim x As Long
 
  On Error Resume Next
   
         Set PowerPointApp = GetObject(class:="PowerPoint.Application")
   
        Err.Clear

      If PowerPointApp Is Nothing Then
        MsgBox "PowerPoint Presentation is not open, aborting."
        Exit Sub
      End If
   
       If Err.Number = 429 Then
        MsgBox "PowerPoint could not be found, aborting."
        Exit Sub
      End If

  On Error GoTo 0
 
  PowerPointApp.ActiveWindow.Panes(2).Activate
   
  Set myPresentation = PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation
 
  MySlideArray = Array(2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20)

    MyRangeArray = Array(Sheet12.Range("A1:F50"), Sheet1.Range("A1:K17"), _
      Sheet13.Range("A1:G50"), Sheet15.Range("A1:K17"), _
      Sheet14.Range("A1:H30"), Sheet16.Range("A1:K17"), _
      Sheet20.Range("A1:I30"), Sheet17.Range("A1:K17"), _
      Sheet21.Range("A1:I50"), Sheet18.Range("A1:K17"), _
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Looking for a variety of clip art or illustration to use with Power Point presentations.  Primarily interested in database connectivity, network, disk/storage arrays art work for database presentations to management.  Exhausted attempting to make my own art work for meetings, and willing to pay some for access to good quality images/clip art, and illustrations. What is my best bet to acquire?
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Hello,

i have created the below PS script which is meant to check if any new files have been placed within a folder and if so then it launches them and displays them on our various screens. the script loops every 20 seconds and if a file already exists with that name then it ignores the reset of the script and waits another 20 seconds.

my issues is that after 20 seconds the script will close the power point show already open and then it checks and sees its not there and re-launches it. i have not specified anywhere for the code to close the application so i am confused why this is happening. can someone show me where i am going wrong please?

 
$Path = "\\10.20.92.53\DeptDrives\DisplayContent"
$Extension = ".ppsx"
$ApplicationProcessName = "POWERPNT"
$ApplicationProcess = $null

$repeat = $true
do
{
    $ApplicationProcess = $null




 
    # specify the folder that the PPS files are stored
    set-location $Path
 
    # Get a list of files in the folder
    $Files = Get-ChildItem | ? {$_.name -like "*$Extension"}
 
    # Check if the folder contains any files
    

    if ($Files)
    {

        #Delete Existing temp Files within IE Folder cache
        get-childitem -path C:\Users\DisplayBoardDS\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\Content.MSO\ -Include * -recurse | foreach { $_.Delete()}

        # Get the most recent file
        $LatestFile = ($files | select | Sort-Object -Property lastwritetime -Descending)[0]
    

        $importLogFile = 

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I'm getting an error "method 'worksheets' of object '_global' failed on my code." and the following is highlighted in yellow:
Worksheets("PENDING_REV_REPORT").Range("A1:F28").CopyPicture _
Appearance:=xlScreen, Format:=xlPicture

What I'm trying to do is get an excel sheet range to a powerpoint slide.  Below is the code I'm using.

Sub CopyRangeToPresentation()

Dim PP As PowerPoint.Application
Dim PPPres As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim PPSlide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim SlideTitle As String

Set PP = New PowerPoint.Application
Set PPPres = PP.Presentations.Add
PP.Visible = True

Set PPSlide = PPPres.Slides.Add(1, ppLayoutTitleOnly)
PPSlide.Select

Worksheets("PENDING_REV_REPORT").Range("A1:F28").CopyPicture _
Appearance:=xlScreen, Format:=xlPicture

PPSlide.Shapes.Paste.Select
'PPPres.Slides(PPPres.Slides.Count).Shapes.Paste
PP.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignCenters, True
PP.ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Align msoAlignMiddles, True

SlideTitle = "My First PowerPoint Slide"
PPSlide.Shapes.Title.TextFrame.TextRange.Text = SlideTitle

PP.Activate
Set PPSlide = Nothing
Set PPPres = Nothing
Set PP = Nothing

End Sub
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How to Add a "Save As" icon to the Quick Access Toolbar
How can you see what you are working on when you want to see it while you to save a copy?

Add a "Save As" icon to the Quick Access Toolbar, or QAT.

That way, when you save a copy of a query, form, report, or other object you are modifying, you can still see what you are doing and can give your object a better name.

While Access is used to demonstrate,  you can do this in other Office products like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint too.

have an awesome day,
crystal

1. click on down arrow at end of QAT to Customize it


2. Choose "More Commands..." from the drop-down menu


3. choose to show 'All Commands'


4. click on the last command in the list of QAT commands on the right


   or whatever command you want to add the command below

5. double-click <Separator> in the left list to add it to the right list below what is selected


6. in the left list, doube-clicm Save As to addit below what is selected (now the separator)


7. click OK to close the Customize the Quick Access Toolbar dialog box


8. Enjoy faster saving!

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I need a small footprint PowerPoint countdown I can drag into my presentations weekly.

It will be at the start ... should be 5 minutes long with the ability to swap out the background.

I don;t know if there is a widget of some kind I can use?

I am using Office365
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Hi,
Is it possible to copy the image from userform to PowerPoint using vba. If yes, then how to do it?
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Hello,
I have a code which works
    objShape = ppPrsn.Slides(1).Shapes.AddPicture("Selectel.png", False, True, 0, 0, 300, 500)

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Need to change the path to bitmap image. As the image is extracted from database in vb.net
So,do not have a filepath.

Thanks
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I received a presentation recently that was saved with embedded fonts but wouldn't save due to one un-embeddable font:
PowerPoint cannot save fonts dialogI used the Replace Fonts tool in PowerPoint to try to get rid of this font reference but it didn't work:
PowerPoint Replace Fonts dialogInterestingly, VBA reports that there are just 3 fonts in use in the file, none of which are the troublesome font, as per this Immediate pane entry
?ActivePresentation.Fonts.Count
 3 
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(1).Name
Titillium Web
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(2).Name
Titillium WebLight
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(3).Name
Calibri

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Having narrowed down a single textbox object that was causing this issue, I then looked at the 5 x font name properties of the shape using VBA:

.Name = "Titillium Web"
.NameAscii = "Titillium Web"
.NameComplexScript = "Titillium WebRegular"
.NameFarEast = "+mn-ea"
.NameOther = "Titillium Web"

Ah ha. So, according to MSDN, the NameComplexScript property is Read/Write so all I need to do is change it from "Titillium WebRegular" to "Titillium Web" and the problem should be fixed?

No! This doesn't change the property and no error is raised:

.NameComplexScript = "Titillium Web"

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So my questions are:

1. Why does PowerPoint report more fonts are in use than the API does (I know Arial is used by template bullets)
2. Why can't I write to the NameComplexScript property?
3. Is there any other way to eradicate the referencing of the troublesome font?
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2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Processor architecture is (9)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Reading the following string value/name...
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Common Startup
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - from the following registry location...
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - The value is...
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Trying to remove the startup task if there is any.
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\SharePointServerPreparationToolStartup_0FF1CE14-0000-0000-0000-000000000000.cmd
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Error: Startup task doesn't exist. This is not a continuation after a restart.
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Locating the following command line arguments file:
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - G:\PrerequisiteInstaller.Arguments.txt
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Error: This file does not exist
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Details of the current operating system:
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Major version number of the operating system:  (6)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Minor version number of the operating system:  (1)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Build number of the operating system:  (0X1DB1=7601)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Major version number of the latest Service Pack:  (1)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Minor version number of the latest Service Pack:  (0)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - Platform ID of the operating system:  (2)
2017-12-15 08:03:50 - …
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I ran into a user that when she prints a power point job, the data goes to one printer and the drawing outline goes to another printer? I checked the preferences and they look fine The crazy thing is that the one part of the print job goes to the network printer (color) in the main office and the pother part goes to the printer in her office which is 3 offices away. One part goes to a black and white and the other goes to a color printer. I thought maybe a driver?
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I am curious to know how Click to Run of Office 365 and the sign in is acting as it is supposed to?
To me it looks like my SSO is working properly.
I enter my user name and I do not need to enter in my password, but is it also supposed to prepopulate the user name when I am using a domain computer.

Here is what I am getting when I click "Sign In".

O365.png
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I have a PowerPoint presentation and need people with a Mac to use it. So I thought that Office.com could help.

Is this website only where I can DOWNLOAD PowerPoint? Or can I RUN PowerPoint presentations on Office.com?

The version of this PowerPoint file is recent, within the last few years.

Thanks.
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I am trying to change my Default Template Location in PowerPoint 2016 and the changes will not take.  My desired path is "D:\My Documents\Custom Office Templates".  Although it doesn't seem to matter what pat h I try, it won't take.  Works fine in Excel.  
* Even went so far as to Copy/Paste the text from t he Excel configuration to the PowerPoint configuration without success.  

* Ran the repair option for Office.  No help.  

* Using a suggestion from this site to go into the Registry and create a "PersonalTemplates" key did not help.  PowerPoint knows if I enter an invalid path; only accepting a valid one.  Tried the original C: path and it won't save that either.  

* Clicking on Personal in File=>New gives me an error: "Sorry, we had some trouble connecting to get templates and can't show them right now".

* can't find much on this kind of error.  Only finding messages on where to go and edit the path.

Additional suggestions greatly appreciated.
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hi

I never made many powerpoint presentations. How to make best powerpoint presentations. Where i can get good sample power point templates with nice colors background images etc on top of which i can type my content to present on technical topic say JAVASCRIPT EMERGING FRAMEWORKS etc.

I just saw below link
http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/

I am looking for more resources, tips, pointers on this to make best powerpoint presentation.

Please advise
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In Power Point cannot perform Save As when a password protected file is opened as Read Only.

Please advice.

Thank you in advance!
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Hi
I need help for the following:

what I want to do is: implement a stacked bar graph into PowerPoint that I do not have to copy this graph every time from excel.
And I need help with this stacked bar  where I can show the overall sales for a year, but see in the bar how his is split between different sales Programms.
How can I edit the legend or add something on the legend.
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I'm using below code to translate power point text using VBA but im not able to maintain indentation when translated text is copied to the slide
please help . below code uses google translator UTF-8 format as translator.
i'm a newbie pls help
pls explain how regex is working here
thanks in advance



Sub TranslateKorToEng()
 
Dim selectedShape As Shape
Dim translateFrom As String, translateTo As String
Dim getParam As String, trans As String
Dim r As Integer, c As Integer, x As Long, y As Long
Dim groupCount As Integer, gg As Integer
 
translateFrom = "Kr" 'source language indication
translateTo = "en"  'result language indication
 
Set objHTTP = CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP")  ' create object(shape,textframe,table) using HTTP format
 
If ActiveWindow.Selection.Type = ppSelectionText Then ' if only text is selected
    getParam = ConvertToGet(ActiveWindow.Selection.TextRange.Text)  ' replaces special symbols and applies text to convert to get function
    URL = "https://translate.google.pl/m?hl=" & translateFrom & "&sl=" & translateFrom & "&tl=" & translateTo & "&ie=UTF-8&prev=_m&q=" & getParam ' Creats and modifies the URL of UTF-8 translator with getparam
    objHTTP.Open "GET", URL, False 'open the http object
    objHTTP.setRequestHeader "User-Agent", "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)" 'send command to browser
    objHTTP.send ("") ' send command
           
    If InStr(objHTTP.responseText, "div dir=""ltr""") > 0 …
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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.