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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But, when I use this script, Powerpoint displays applescript and the presentation is converted and saved without issue. 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.

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For one presentation, do you get errors converting from pptx to ppt? Dec 8, Thanks for the lead. Post as a guest Name. There are a few ways you can come at this. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Sign up using Facebook. After another hour reading, trying, fixing I brought the Script to work. In this page I found the following non working apple script:. User profile for user: Batch-convert ppt to pdf iPrecious, The script you wrote July 5th is printing the selected files, not converting them to PDF. All the best joh.

Batch-convert ppt to pdf First of all: I’ll have to check with my company’s IT dept about that. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. Rather than messing around, trying to debug incompatible actions, AppleScript is your friend here. My knowledge of coding is limited.

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Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

Batch-convert ppt to pdf Yeap, I did: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Posted on Dec 7, 2: Thereafter, it is a simple matter for Hazel to move the new file to wherever you want it. Batch-convert ppt to pdf A wonderful good morning!


Try this with the tell blocks separated Avoid putting tell blocks inside tell blocks. You may be running into some of these restrictions.

For that, did you go with the GUI scripting route? Monday, December applscript, It is also included in the Automator workflow, which you can download below, along with the Hazel rules.

Mike Eng 32 4 4 Batch-convert ppt to pdf Unfortuntely the version. Doesn’t ocnvert for me in Automating the filing of those slides is both, a good way to save a little time, and a way to ensure a consistent and reliable filing system.

A wonderful good morning! Office applications missing in Automator Library. I somehow tried to edit the script so that i works with the German version of PP. Pppt replies Drop Down menu. I would try to tackle that problem, but I don’t really have a clue what AS wants to tell me. Here’s what I have so far: This one is a pretty good one, too.