PowerPoint VBA Tips & Tricks

Under this category you can find the best macros and scripts to run your VBA code and do lot of things in PowerPoint and MS Office applications. You can use the VBA tips and tricks articles to learn how to automate the process while working with PowerPoint VBA. Learn how to use VBA or Visual Basic for Applications to make your presentations interactive and automate the process while integrating other applications like Excel and Word.

Using PowerPoint for Demos & Screencast

We enjoy to read Viziblr blog by Saveen Reddy because he have good tutorials and tips for presenters that can help you to boost your productivity. This time we would like to show you how to use PowerPoint to make screencast titles or to run a software demo. The approach involves a bit of coding …

How to Get the Slide Width in PowerPoint using VBA

How to Get the Slide Width in PowerPoint using VBA
When we created our add-in for PowerPoint to export slides as images we faced an interesting challenge. Aside of choosing a specific output size, we needed to get the actual size of the PowerPoint presentation while iterating through each slide. This way we were able to calculate the new width and height (and aspect ratio) …

Get & Save Settings to the Registry using PowerPoint VBA

Get & Save Settings to the Registry using PowerPoint VBA

If you are writing your own macros and VBA code in PowerPoint, especially if you are creating a PowerPoint add-in, sometimes you might find useful to get and save your settings globally. In Windows, the Registry is a good place to save this kind of settings. Today we will learn how to use PowerPoint and …

Using VBA to Export PowerPoint Slides to Images

We already have posted about how to use C# to programmatically export your slides to images, but today we’d like to show you an easy way to export your active presentation to images using VBA code. This can be very handly if you want to make a PowerPoint add-in using VBA and Macros and for example …

How to Create a PowerPoint 2010 Add-In using VBA with Custom Buttons in the Ribbon

This tutorial will give you a better idea how to create your custom PowerPoint 2010 Add-Ins using VBA code and creating a custom toolbar in the ribbon so you can call macros. This kind of add-in let you do multiple useful actions for example we can create a tool to export the presentation to PDF, …

Text loses Anti-Aliasing on PowerPoint Slide to Image Conversion

Text loses Anti-Aliasing on PowerPoint Slide to Image Conversion

If you are using PowerPoint Automation Services or the Slide.Export method in C# or DotNet to convert your slides to images, then you may be experimenting the following case with text anti-aliasing. For example, if you have a text slide and need to be exported as image, the text may not keep the same anti-aliasing …

Using Sections in PowerPoint to Change your Presentation Flow

We all may agree that sometimes it would be useful to have a plan B even during a PowerPoint presentation in case something is not going as scheduled. For example, if we are delivering an important business PowerPoint presentation where a potential client acquisition and million of dollars of revenue are in play, we may want to …

PowerPoint and Visual Basic for Applications

VBA (also known as Visual Basic for Applications) adds a new multi-function feature in PowerPoint. That lets you to extend the applications for the several purposes. So, before we go in deep let’s discuss about the basic terms. What is PowerPoint? PowerPoint is a complete presentation graphics package. It helps you to create a professional-looking …

VBA Macro: Save a PowerPoint Presentation To PDF Programmatically

VBA Macro: Save a PowerPoint Presentation To PDF Programmatically

If you need to save a PowerPoint presentation to PDF format programmatically using VBA code, here is a simple macro to do the job. This macro snippet will make possible to save the active presentation to an output PDF file in the same path where you have the presentation saved.

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