Programming

Create Excel Documents from PHP using PHPExcel

Create Excel Documents from PHP using PHPExcel

If you need to code an application that should create Excel documents from PHP code, then we can recommend another useful library for PHP and Excel integration. This library is available for free from Codeplex, the Project Hosting for Open Source Software from Microsoft (since version PHPExcel 1.7.8 it was moved to Github instead), and uses OpenXML …

Running a VBA Macro When a PowerPoint Opens

Running a VBA Macro When a PowerPoint Opens

If you need to start a Macro automatically when a PowerPoint .ppt or .pptx file opens, then here are some tips that can be helpful to accomplish the need. There is a free addin AutoEvents that enables PowerPoint to run macros automatically on certain events. You can download the addin from http://skp.mvps.org/autoevents.htm and it will be helpful …

Storyboarding with Visual Studio 2012

Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate comes bundled with a new PowerPoint Storyboard feature that includes all kind of useful SharePoint, Windows, Web, etc. shapes that you can use in any Office document. Storyboarding will help to design better software and create rapidly prototype layouts and UI elements without the amibiguity of scribbling on a white board or …

Simple UML Diagrams for PowerPoint

yUML is an online tool for creating and publishing simple UML diagrams. You can use yUML to make UML diagrams and then copy and paste to your MS PowerPoint slides. This way, software architects or developers can enjoy a simple tool for software development, analysis and design using common tools and popular like PowerPoint. The …

How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation using C# and Embed a Picture to the Slide

Recently we published a post about how to use C# to programmatically create a PPT presentation. This may be useful for developers who want to create or convert presentations to other formats, or to create reports on the fly. Very useful for organizations and IT departments that need to generate PPT presentations for their employees, …

Automate the export of PowerPoint files to Images

Web or software developers may find themselves trying to automate the export operation of a PowerPoint file to image or HTML for different reasons, either if you want to setup a PowerPoint sharing platform on the Internet or if you have an Intranet in your organization and you are managing an IT department and need …