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view powerpoint on tv

by eMpulignano / March 3, 2012 4:16 AM PST

I need to make a ppt album that can be transferred to dvd or otherwise made viewable on a tv. Please tell me it is possible - and how to do it!

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However, you could export the PPT as a QT movie
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 3, 2012 6:20 AM PST
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and then convert the .mov file to DVD format.


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thank you for the replies
by eMpulignano / March 3, 2012 12:47 PM PST

I guess I'll just hook up a laptop to the tv like we did last year - unless there is another slideshow program that would do what I am wanting to do. I really don't need much of the ppt features, just a slideshow of an album.

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Slideshow on DVD? That's a horse of another color. Try
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2012 9:35 AM PST
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Thank you, Bob!
by eMpulignano / March 4, 2012 12:23 PM PST

I think this will easily solve my problem!

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This is not a PPT feature.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 3, 2012 4:21 AM PST
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No powerpoint system allows what you asked to be done. You can "play" the powerpoint and record the results and create a movie of said play but you did not ask for that.

What you asked for is not possible today.

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I know my wife does this sort of thing some way
by Steven Haninger / March 4, 2012 7:18 PM PST
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