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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.

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:

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It did not work for me because I was not able to find the “&wdSlideID=###” string. With PowerPoint 2013 when you click on the slide show view there is no way to see the URL because the slide show opens in full screen and you can't see the address bar. With the slide show in the browser view, the URL does not have the “&wdSlideID=###” string. – Lava Apr 7 '15 at 13:26

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

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

Link to 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. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jul 22 '13 at 20:50
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 .... – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jul 23 '13 at 9:37

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