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 Hmmmm No user interaction allowed. Here is the workflow: Most good lecturers will share their presentations with you for their classes. In this page I found the following non working apple script:. I alo tried to leave out the if-condition, still no result. I’d see if you can get rid convedt the error when you are doing a manual conversion.

I don’t think that a timing problem is the cause. Batch-convert ppt to pdf iPrecious, The script you wrote July 5th is printing the selected files, not converting them to PDF. Doesn’t work for me in Post as a guest Name. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

Batch-convert ppt to pdf A wonderful good morning! Sign up using Facebook. As you see, I choose the cups-pdf-variant and took a shortcut by using the keystroke-commands instead of the clicki-bits, but all the attempts using the latter entirely failed. After another hour reading, trying, fixing I brought the Script to work. There appears to be some obscure bug with passing Office file names to Automator.


Whether or not they work will depend on what version of PowerPoint created the presentation Whether or not that will work for you is going to depend on the version pph PowerPoint used to create the presentation. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Here’s what Covnert have so far: At least for a day For one presentation, do you get errors converting from pptx to ppt? Before or after class you are either sent, or given access to download a Powerpoint presentation with the slides for that particular lecture.

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Avoid putting tell blocks inside tell blocks. Automator gives the error “Expected end of line, etc. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read appleecript updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Batch-convert ppt to pdf First of all: Batch-convert ppt to pdf One last question: Yes, I get this error when PowerPoint is not open.

Dec 9, 9: Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like:. 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.

Hi all I’m trying to write a script to batch-convert all the ppts in a folder to pdf. Post Your Answer Discard 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. But, when I use this script, Powerpoint displays nothing and the presentation is converted and saved without issue.


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Batch-convert ppt to pdf maybe it’s a timing problem, the script should wait until the sheet is visible Applescript: The popup dialog mentioned above looks like this. Downloads Hazel Rules Automator Workflow. I found this question: When I convert a presentation manually with some chart, I get the same popup dialog as you. Thanks for this link. Posted on Dec 7, 2: Previous versions of Microsoft Office included Automator Actions.

I am trying to run the script pasted below to convert a powerpoint pptt file to ppt file using Office Batch-convert ppt to pdf do you refer to the proper UI element?

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. Email Required, but never shown.

Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

Sign up using Email and Password. All the best joh. Mac OS X I tried to use the click button command from Stefans script, but i receive the same error message.