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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How do I move or remove this divider in Mac PowerPoint 16?

I can not select it and it drives me crazy!

Divider - PowerPoint
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Using VBA, I want to set the first line indent and hanging indent for a bullet. The ParagraphFormat object doesn't expose either.

Kevin
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how to create macro to set text box margin for all ppt file
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In Powerpoint, I have four buckets of regional data with multiple items underneath. Breakout shown below.

West - Category 1, Category 2
East - Category 3, category 4, category 5
South - category 6
North- category 7, category 8

In PowerPoint slides, I wanted to have each section and then break out the categories to show 2 per slide. However, in the East region, it shows 3 categories. Should I just 1 on its own slide? Should it just be 1/2 a slide like every other category or just make it bigger to take up the full slide. I cannot fit all 3 categories on 1 slide.

Thoughts?
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I have a PowerPoint slide with hyperlinks that I want to use as a SharePoint homepage.  Is there anyway to upload this slide and maintain the hyperlinks.  I am not code savvy.
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Is it possible to have the 'direction arrows' in PowerPoint be visible at all times? Thanks
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Hi Guys,

I am a fashion buyer and I am required to submit my order photos on powerpoint. I know there is an Insert Album Function that inserts a max of 4 images. I want at least 6 images per slide. Is there a VB Script available for that?

Thank you so much!

- Wael
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Hi All,
I have two ComboBox in a macro-enabled powerpoint presentation. These Combobox represent a start-date and an end-date. The following piece of code clears the combobox, but not if the presentation opens with dates already present. So let's say you open the power point presentation, and the dates from when the presentation was previously given were still in the Combobox, if I try to apply this code...nothing happens. But if I adjust the dates in the combo box and apply the code again, it works and the combobox's are cleared. Strange! Any ideas?
Dim j As Long
Dim cb As Object

For j = 1 To 2
Set cb = Slide1.Shapes("ComboBox" & j).OLEFormat.Object
cb.Clear
Next j

'Clean up
 Set cb = Nothing

I am aware it is possible to clear these combo box by utilising the above with  PresentationOpen(ByVal Pres As Presentation) , but this requires an add-in. Is it possible to do this without an add-in? If so, how? Associate it with another event?
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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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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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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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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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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.