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I want to create links at a Sharepoint page that open a presentation at a specific slides.
The presentation is hosted at Sharepoint and I can save it in any format (pptx, ppsx, html, .. ), so no restrictions here.

Edit
Maybe it is more a PowerPoint issue. Therefore I posted a more generic question at StackOverflow and will update my question here.

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Since SharePoint uses the PowerPoint web viewer/editor to show PowerPoints, you can't use the "#4". That will only work in a file-system.

You need to use the URL query string. The string you're looking for is: “&wdSlideID=###” where ### is the ID of your slide.

You can find the ID by vieweing your PowerPoint in SharePoint and skipping to the slide you want. I have a full description of how to do this on my blog:

http://lmunck.com/2014/06/embed-specific-powerpoint-slide-in-sharepoint-2013-page/

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I found this on StackOverflow ... I believe it answers the question.

EDIT: so others can see what didn't work:

Link to http://www.whatever.com/hello.ppt#4 for slide 4 to be opened initially.

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Thanks for the suggestion, that's the solution I found,too. But unfortunately it doesn't work. –  Achim A Jul 22 '13 at 19:15
    
Well back to the drawing board ... I will also follow up later if I have time to see about a better solution. –  Paulster2 Jul 22 '13 at 20:50
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It's academic but, for future reference, while this is a reasonable answer to the question, we prefer inclusion of the essential parts of the answer here, and to provide the link for reference. See answer for general guidelines. –  SPDoctor Jul 23 '13 at 8:06
    
No worries .... –  Paulster2 Jul 23 '13 at 9:37
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