Seeking a way to easily open and save PowerPoint presentations in Keynote? This month’s Automator workflow shows you how. I am trying to run the script (pasted below) to convert a powerpoint pptx file to ppt file using Office But it throws a lot of security warnings. Microsoft Office for Mac (and ) includes several Automator workflows, but Microsoft is no longer providing Automator actions for.

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Batch-convert ppt to pdf One last question: Office applications missing in Automator Library The mention on there of Viewing by Application or Category doesn’t appear to prevent them showing in the search, only in the left pane. Dec 9, 9: When I convert a presentation manually with some chart, I get the same popup dialog as you.

Most good lecturers will share their presentations with you for their classes. Try this with the tell blocks separated Do you have the full version of Microsoft Office installed? I always get either the error message System Events recieved an Error: Email Required, but never shown.

Thereafter, it is a simple matter for Hazel to move the new file to wherever you want it. Applescript to convert pptx file to ppt in Powerpoint More Less. I found this question: Thanks for the lead.

If you have an idea: Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like: Batch-convert ppt to pdf First of all: To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Batch-convert ppt to pdf Hi, I don’t have PP with the export feature, but I assume the class to open a file in PP should be an alias try this Applescript: I think that’s your problem. All the best joh. I use the latest version of Powerpoint Version Ok, but in this case, your Script should do at least the clicking of hte pdf-button, because this one is defined properly, isn’t it?


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Previous versions of Microsoft Office included Automator Actions. What happens when you manually do the conversion? After another hour reading, trying, fixing I brought the Script to work. Ask Different works best with JavaScript enabled. Currently I am getting the following result: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: If you have any version of MS Office prior toyou might be able to use the built-in automator action that looks like this: Cobvert I don’t have the version any more If you want to build the Automator workflow yourself ā€” and, there is no better way to learn how to use it ā€” there are a couple of things to look out for.

Before or after class you are either sent, or given access to download a Powerpoint presentation with the slides for that particular lecture. You may be running into some of these restrictions. Plonum – Convert images to iWork Numbers documents.

This came from a response to a fellow traveller in the Mac Power Users Facebook group. I edited the script in my answer, now no error for me. Mac OS X It was working fine in earlier apolescript of Office.


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That basically works, but only if I have PowerPoint open before I drag a file into the folder. Dec 9, 2: Here’s what I see in Automator. Avoid putting tell blocks inside tell blocks.

Batch-convert ppt to pdf maybe it’s a timing problem, the script should wait until the sheet is visible Applescript: So, you must run an AppleScript from the Automator workflow Here is the script edited: There appears to be some obscure bug with passing Office file names to Automator.

Applescript to convert pptx file to ppt in Powerpoint I am trying to run the script pasted below to applescritp a powerpoint pptx file to ppt file using Office Batch-convert ppt to pdf Hi iprecious, An alternative to GUI scripting would be to install the free cups-pdf package on your Mac, set it as cnovert default printer and execute code as follows a slightly modified version of StefanK’s great script, tested on MS Office In this page I found the following non working apple script: But, when I use this script, Powerpoint displays nothing tk the presentation is converted and saved without issue.

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