Controlling PowerPoint From Within Runtime Revolution
phil at liverpool.ac.uk
Thu Apr 16 05:54:38 EDT 2009
if you rename the original presentation (or make a copy and then
change the name of that), so that the filename extension is "pps"
rather than "ppt" you get what is called a PowerPoint show - which
autostarts when you open it and doesn't display any of the usual
PowerPoint stuff (on my Mac I get the PowerPoint splash screen, then
its straight into the presentation).
On 16 Apr 2009, at 10:38, John Miller wrote:
> Greetings All,
> I am trying to write a script that will allow the user to open and
> show a powerpoint presentation and then give control back to
> revolution when finished. I am currently using the launch command,
> but don't like seeing all the PowerPoint startup items. The
> presentation runs OK, but when it is done, it closes the presentation
> and shows the regular PowerPoint development windows. My end users do
> NOT want to convert their presentation to a batch of jpegs. They
> would prefer just showing the PP presentation and then come right
> back to their runtime app.
> Can this be done?
> John Miller
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