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Microsoft PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program developed by Microsoft.

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Is there a Snippet code to force PPSX file to open in show mode and NOT edit mode?

I have embedded a PowerPoint file (saved as a ppsx) into a SharePoint web part page. unfortunately it only defaults to edit mode. Obviously because I saved it as a PowerPoint Show file I would like it ...
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PowerPoint not opening from Desktop app

I have a problem to open pptx from SharePoint Document Library modern view SharePoint online. When I click on the file nothing happens, where docs or docx and excel files opens from desktop app. This ...
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SharePoint 2010-2013 Consolidate Weekly PowerPoint Slides

Our team creates their own weekly slides to review activities and add them to one powerpoint file in a shared drive. Can this process be simplified in SharePoint so a user can upload their slide(s) in ...
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How to get a link to PowerPoint file as slideshow in SharePoint?

I have PowerPoint file uploaded in a SharePoint Online document library. I need a link that will directly open an Slideshow of the file. How can I get a link for slideshow? What I tried Already? I ...
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unable to edit a power-point presentation. Error "We can not open this presentation because it is protected with IRM."

We have a power-point presentation inside our online document library, but if the users try to edit the presentation using the browser they will get this error:- and if i chose to open in the desktop ...
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Embedded mp4 video on a PowerPoint presenation not playing

We have a presentation (pptx) inside a Document Library. When this file is opened, we have it set to run within the browser (PowerPoint Web App). When it gets to the slide containing the MP4 video, we ...
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Cannot open Word or Powerpoint in browser

We have SharePoint 2016 on premise. In our document libraries, most are set to "Use the server default (Open in the browser)" selection for the default open behavior. Up until about a week ago, all ...
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How to merge multiple powerpoint files in a SharePoint list?

I have a document library in a SharePoint 2016 site, there are several Powerpoint files (pptx files) in this library. I want to add a button to the web page so when users click that button, these pptx ...
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Embedding a sharepoint side into powerpoint

is it possible to embed a SharePoint side into PowerPoint. We write blogs for the whole company in SharePoint and want to display it in PowerPoint. We tried LiveSlides. It shows the SharePoint side ...
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In Powerpoint - browse window not displaying all information

In Powerpoint, Excel (native app, not web version) when I attempt to open files following the path:File >> Open >> Browse >> Sharepoint Pinned Folder ... the file names are missing, covered by a white ...
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Word and Excel co authoring in SharePoint 2016

There is a lot of confusion on this topic so I just want to confirm if following is true: Word = Supports co-authoring via both desktop application and Office Online Server/Office Web App Server ...
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Option to Embed 'Video from SharePoint' in PowerPoint Presentation missing

We are storing videos on SharePoint Online (in an Asset Library) and would like to embed them in a PowerPoint presentation. We expect to be able to use the 'Insert Online Video' option in PowerPoint ...
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Slide library replacement

Back in SharePoint 2013, Microsoft discontinued slide libraries due to design limitations which makes me think that any other similar solution would be lack luster at best, but has anyone found a ...
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Promote PowerPoint "fields" to SharePoint 2013

I know that this is possible with Word and Infopath, but my scenario is that I have PowerPoint slides with some values in some text boxes, which I want to have them (values on text box) promoted into ...
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Accessing sharepoint image library from PPT to autimatically add images in a PPT

Wondering if there is a way to link the asset/image library from SharePoint to PPT. This way when creating a presentation, I could click on the image library and it will right away give me the images ...
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Embedded PPT Deck and jumping to a specific slide

I've embedded a PPT into a web part page using the Page Capture Web, which is rendered as an PowerPoint Online Slide deck. The deck has been built with a "flow" to it and has several links that refer ...
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I made a survey in SharePoint 2003 and now I went to attach a document to it. Is this possible?

I am in the middle of making a survey on SharePoint for all employees at my bank. I want them to view a PowerPoint then take the survey. Is there a way to attach a PowerPoint to this survey?
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Change Internal Document Links when moving site collection to new location

We have sub-sites in our main site collection that are 20+GB, and need to move them to their own site collection. Problem is all the Word, Excel, PowerPoint files that have links referencing URLs to ...
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Co-editing PowerPoint in SharePoint 2010

Is it possible to configure SharePoint 2010 to allow co-authoring / co-editing of PowerPoint decks simultaneously?
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Sharepoint 2013 is creating new documents when editing office 2007 docs

We have a new fresh SharePoint 2013 environment. We are in the progress of deploying it to users and we have found that migrated documents from SharePoint 2007 such as PowerPoint when edited in the ...
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Cannot open pdf in SharePoint 2013- 'System.ArgumentException'

We migrated content from Moss 2007 to SharePoint 2013 using DB attach detach method. Everything is working fine so far. But we are not able to open Pdf/PowerPoint files from the document library. When ...
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PowerPoint Automation Services: AsyncResult operation exceeded timeout of 00:05:00

I'm attempting to use Sharepoint 2016 (RTM) to convert a PPTX to PDF. Whenever I attempt a conversion, I receive the following error: AsyncResult operation exceeded timeout of 00:05:00. I do notice ...
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How to override a checked out document?

I want to delete a document from my library but the following shows up: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user How do I override the check out changes so that I ...
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Can SharePoint view in browser docx/pptx/xlsx taken from external sources?

I've noticed SharePoint project (2013 atleast) can view in browser Excel, PowerPoint, and Word document files, which is great. So when you create an html5 web app on SharePoint, you can link the docx/...
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Rating Individual PowerPoint Slides in Sharepoint PowerPoint Library

I have come across a strange thing with SharePoint 2010. I have created a PowerPoint slide library which works great. But the users want the ability to rate each slide like they do with documents in a ...
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Combine PowerPoint documents

We are trying to combine 10-20 PowerPoint documents into a single document (PPT and then PDF) on a regular basis. What are possible solutions for this in SharePoint (2013)? I started looking into ...
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Display diagram with hyperlinks

How can I display a clickable diagram on a SharePoint 2013 page? This is what I have tried: I made a diagram in PowerPoint 2010 and added hyperlinks to the individual boxes in the diagram. Then I ...
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Display PowerPoint as slideshow on page

We have an organisation chart (PowerPoint 2013 file) that is updated regularly and available for download using a document library. I was asked to display the content of the slide deck on the site ...
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SharePoint Slide Library linking

I have one slide in several different Slide libraries on Sharepoint 2010, and currently have to manually update each slide in each slide library. Is there a way that I can link my slide in 3 different ...
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create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013?

I want to create Content Types like Excel,PowerPoint,One Note documents for document library in SP2013,by default once enable the content type in Advance settings,we can able to see the Word content ...
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Can I show a powerpoint document inside an iframe or something on a page?

I am using SP2013. I have a powerpoint document. I would like to show this powerpoint show inside my site on page. So I can see also the masterpage with the navigation on the left and in the header. ...
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Excel and PowerPoint to talk via SharePoint Libraries

We are looking into a way for an Excel file and PowerPoint file to exchange data. I'm thinking Excel Web Services, OpenXML, SharePoint Office Apps and/or maybe CSOM. Requirement is coming up to: ...
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Generate ppt slides from Sharepoint data

There is a form in SharePoint and I need to generate an one page Powerpoint slide using some data from that Sharepoint list. I'm thinking about creating a template in Powerpoint. Let's say there will ...
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Error while saving All Slides in a PowerPoint file To Sharepoint As Images from PowerPoint 2013

I'm seeing a "An error occurred while PowerPoint was saving this file" error while trying to do the following. Workflow in PowerPoint 2013 Go to File > Save As > Sharepoint > Browse Go to desired ...
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Powerpoint Slide Libraries in Sharepoint 2013 missing "copy slides to presentation" on webparts

If someone could help with this it would be a great help. So - I am aware that SP2013 has removed PowerPoint Slide Libraries but have found (on here) a way to add them back in and as a Content Part ...
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PowerPoint PPS opens as PPT

Im trying to get a PPS file to open in PowerPoint as a PPS. However, depending on a few things it may open as PPT. If Client Integration is off, it opens as a PPT. If Client Integration is On, it ...
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