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 have a powerpoint deck with 50 slides. All slides have the same template, and consists of textboxes containing various pieces of information, like a form.

How can I extract all that information into an Excel spreadsheet, one row representing one slide, and one column representing one text box?
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When I print Power Point slides in notes page format, random pages appear blank--no slide, no notes--while the remaining slides print out just fine. help!
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Hi Experts,

We have one PowerPoint 2016 .pptx file.

We are going to share the presentation between 2 presenters - using one PC and one projector.

Is there a simple way to electronically mark the groups of slides to be used by each presenter?

I have Acrobat and can export slides to Word 2016.

I'd like a presentation where the presenter can choose/click a character at the beginning of the presentation and for that character to show during the rest of the presentation on multiple slides. Similar to en eLearning course where you pick a person and that will be the person throughout the course.

I tried placing two characters in the slide master with a trigger to only appear when a button is clicked. However, you are not able to click on the button on the first slide. I am not sure if there is a way to get a trigger to communicate from the main slide to the master. Not sure if macros would help, I have no experience with them.
How to store macro in PowerPoint and run it every time you open PowerPoint. I am able to apply my macro till the PowerPoint file is open. Once I close and reopen it, an error message pops-up and says "The Macro cannot be found or has been disabled because of your security settings." Though I have enabled the macro in the setting.

Please help!!

I am a designer and need to produce a good number of PowerPoint presentations on a regular basis. The presentations follow the same structure - 11 slides with specified content for each one. I am preparing several graphic templates but they are quite complex and very structure specific so I am looking for a way to make all the content dynamically populated into styled placeholder text boxes, tables, charts and possibly smartart from an external file - simple Powerpoint, Word, Excel or similar.

The source files will be structured templates albeit much simpler graphically than the end result. And since the structure of the presentation doesn't change one source file template will be enough. I've listed multiple options but an unstyled powerpoint presentation as a source is very workable.

It is simply  a task of restyling that unfortunately falls beyond the templates functionality of PowerPoint. And i would like to avoid endless copying and pasting text and tables from one presentation (the source file) to another (the styled). Hence after researching I thought that VBA scripting can be an option.

What the application needs to do is grab the content of the first basic presentation and transfer it to corresponding placeholders in the styled presentation template.

When the presentation is populated with the content I will need to add additional images but ideally keep the dynamic links for the placeholders so that if the content in the external source file …
Hi I have few questions which i have asked in attached PPT file. Let me know if this is okay to put my request in this way...
How to remove apps  ( Word, Excel and Power point ) from a user's Office 365 web portal, we are on E3 licence. from the licence Down arrow is it possible to remove the Apps (Word, Excel and Power point ) ?

Hello.  We have a very strange error occurring with PowerPoint files in our SharePoint 2013 intranet environment.  Whenever we upload a PowerPoint PPTX file to the server, attempt to open it from the document library by selecting Edit or by Checking out first, the file still opens read-only.

I have tried removing some slides which seems to fix the issue but it is never the same slides that are causing the issue.  So on a 60 slide file, in one iteration, I remove slides 1 thru 5 which still opens read only, but if I remove slides 6 thru 10, it will open normally.  However, if I put slides 6 thru 10 back and remove slides 11 thru 15, then it also opens normally, so no specific slide that I know of is a culprit.  The filesize is 8-10 MB but I am not seeing any size limitations.

The other clue I have is the file becomes locked for editing by me after opening it read only from the library the first time.  I can no longer check it out or delete it.  The file does not appear under manage files with no checked in version under library settings.  I have also tried saving the file back as PPT with same result.  The slides use high resolution stock images that were optimized with Photoshop before being added to the slides.  All images are either JPG or PNG, and are all in RGB color format.  Some have transparency.  Resetting the pictures in PowerPoint does not work either.  In one case, I exported an image, and added it back and reuploaded to SharePoint which worked in another …
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Hello, I have a brand new Dell X15 with a docking station and external monitor. I am having issues with copying and pasting from Excel into PowerPoint. The formatting is getting truncated. I don't want these tables embedded or editable so I am copying as a picture file. The kicker is as soon as I open my laptop lid and do the same copy and paste process everything is fine. I have updated both drivers for my display port and my system display driver.
Is it possible to copy the image from userform to PowerPoint using vba. If yes, then how to do it?
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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)
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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)
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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.
In Power Point cannot perform Save As when a password protected file is opened as Read Only.

Please advice.

Thank you in advance!
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.
I want to pull some data from excel sheet and paste in powerpoint. I am using below code but I am getting automation error library not registered.
Dim powerpointapp As PowerPoint.Application
Dim mypresentation As PowerPoint.Presentation
Dim myslide As PowerPoint.Slide
Dim myshape As PowerPoint.Shape
Dim mytextbox As PowerPoint.Shape
Dim xlApp As Object
Dim xlWrkBook As Object
Dim lCurrSlide As Long
Dim rng As Range
Dim rng1 As Range
Dim shptext As String
Dim rng2 As Range
Set mypresentation = ActivePresentation
Set myslide = mypresentation.Slides(1)
'To copy the pivot chart from excel

    Set xlApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
            ' Open the Excel workbook
            Set xlWrkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("\c:\Automatic dashboard utility\demo\demosheet.xlsm")
Set rng2 = xlWrkBook.worksheetd(1).Range(Range("Q9"), Range("Q9").End(xlLeft))
Set mytextbox = myslide.Shapes.AddTextbox(msoTextOrientationHorizontal, Left:=429.12, Top:=261.36, Width:=272.88, Height:=19.44)
With mytextbox.TextFrame.TextRange
.Font.Size = 9
.Font.Name = "arial"
End With
 xlWrkBook.Close (False)

            Set xlApp = Nothing
    Set xlWrkBook = Nothing
Please help me out. Thanks in advance
I was able to add svg images into PPT so far, now suddenly unable to add them. when I add, it comes as internet explore icon with name of the image. anybody have any ideas why it changed suddenly? Is there any way without opening it in Illustrator and bring to ppt?

I found this here already (which works fine for "standard" properties).

But who can I add SharePoint Server Properties like i.e. a Customer column of the document library or the version number to power point?
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Hi there,

I am trying to print out a presentation from PowerPoint 2016 via a Konica Minolta C554 as a booklet. Unfortunately, the margins on the left and right side of the presentation are not equal. If I were using a standard print-out, I would just adjust the margin by using Image Shift under my Printer Properties, but this option is not available for a booklet. I have also tried to print via pdf and adjust the margins, but that hasn't worked either. Does anyone have any tips on how I can realign the presentation to work around this problem?

Thanks in advance!
I have created macros for powerpoint. The use of macro is repetitive. That's why I created button using add-in. It works perfectly fine until I restart the system. The addin which has been created other day is not seen when I restart the system. I am not able to understand why does it happens. How can I prevent the above problem. Please help me out. Thank you
In MS PowerPoint 2013, i opened a file from the shared drive
and getting this error while trying to save

PowerPoint was unable to open or save this document. Please ensure that you have access privileges to read or write the document and that it is not encrypted

please help?
I have to present a project I am working on over the last month. So I actually put all my milestones and approaches in a presentation with a certain format. Now  I am requested to use a different template. Is there a smart way to just transfer my presentation into this template rather than copying everything manually.

Thanks in advance
users are trying to edit and update the powerpoint files in the sharepoint 2010 doucment library simulatenously using doucment co-authoring feature of SharePoint. While multiple users are trying to edit and update the ppt  files they are getting error"upload failed"(attached the screenshot below highlighed in red). These ppt files are of size approx 30-40MB in the library.

It is taking approx ~6-7 to update any user changes on the library meanwhile if other user trying to update, the same ppt he/she is getting upload failed error. I believe this is because of latency issue. Please advise how to reduce latency and possible resolution to fix the issue.( If anything needs to be checked from SQL side)
Hyperlinks are not working properly in PowerPoint 2016.  Sometimes they open, but behind the presentation.  it needs to be ended to view.   Other times it does not even open.
I have done this numerous times in earlier versions, but cant seem to get them to work in this version.
I have looked on line and it only advises me to do what I am doing.  There is some setting that is not correct, but I cannot determine what it might be.

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.