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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When I search in actions for “convert”, here’s what I get. Previous versions of Microsoft Office included Automator Actions.

Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

Jacques Rioux Jacques Rioux. What version of Powerpoint were you using before? Sign up using Email and Password. I wanted to export to TXT. Post as a guest Name.

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My knowledge of coding is limited. I somehow tried to edit the script so that i works with the German version of PP.

Whether or not that will work for you is going to depend on the version of PowerPoint used to create tto presentation. In your case you put a Finder tell block of code inside the Keynote tell block of code. Dec 9, 2: You can download the script itself here. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


Batch-convert ppt to pdf First of all: Office applications missing in Automator Library.

MacScripter / Batch-convert ppt to pdf

Post as a guest Name. Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like: Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. 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?

If I manually open the file in powerpoint and then try to save it in ppt format, then also it throws the warning, but finally the ppt gets saved and also has the pptx content. 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 the default printer and execute code as follows a slightly modified version of StefanK’s great script, tested on MS Office Downloads Hazel Rules Automator Workflow.

You may be running into some of these restrictions.

Batch-convert ppt to pdf Hi all I’m trying to write a script to batch-convert all the ppts in a folder to pdf. It even triggers the “Drucken Automator gives the error “Expected end of line, etc.

I always get either the error message System Events recieved an Error: This could cause conflicts and thus errors. Yes, I get this error when PowerPoint is not open.

Unfortunately i cant bring it to work for PP-docs. Ask Different works best with JavaScript enabled. If you have any version of MS Office prior toyou might be able to use the built-in automator action that looks like this:. I was about to share the Automator action and Hazel rule that make up this little scheme when it dawned on me that this is a good opportunity to share a fairly straight forward workflow you can easily automate.


Plonum – Convert images to iWork Numbers documents. Here’s what I see in Automator. 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: There appears to be some obscure bug with passing Office file names to Automator.

No user interaction allowed. Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: Mike Eng 32 4 4 That basically works, but only if I have PowerPoint open before I drag a file into the folder. Does anyone have another script to convert pptx file to ppt in Office ? I found an introductory one at the apple-page, but that’s that what I’m looking for.

In this page I found the following non working apple script: The applescript works fine for all the versions of Office prior to Office