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Office XP - Excel and Powerpoint

by Ron Reisener / March 5, 2004 4:50 AM PST

Created a slide show presentation with Powerpoint using charts from an Excel file. I copied the charts as links so that they would be updated as the data changed. When I open Powerpoint and open the presentation, I am given an option to update the links before the slide show starts. I then created a link in the Excel file pointing to the Powerpoint presentation. The presentation loads OK when I click on the hyperlink but but I do not get the option to update the links. I am very new to Powerpoint and would appreciate advice on what I can do to force an update of the links when the presentation is opened using the Excel hyperlink.

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