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Create a PowerPoint Presentation from Access Data

You need to create similar Microsoft PowerPoint presentations over and over. You currently take an existing presentation, copy it to a new location, and modify it as necessary, resulting in a number of copies of the same text littering your hard disk. It seems that you could just store all the text and its formatting information in an Access table and then create the presentation programmatically when necessary. Then, you could choose just the slides you need, make modifications as necessary, and have only one place where you store the data. Is this possible?

Microsoft PowerPoint (part of Microsoft Office) offers an amazingly rich set of objects, methods, and properties. Even though it’s not a developer’s tool, its object model is spectacularly deep, especially in comparison to Access’s. It appears that you can do anything programmatically from an Automation client (such as Access) that you can do manually, using PowerPoint as an Automation server—so the answer to the original question is “Yes!” You can definitely create presentations programmatically from Access using tables to store all the information about your presentation.

This solution involves two major activities: setting up the data in tables and using the interface to create your presentation. This section demonstrates both activities.

To try out the sample application, load and run frmPowerPoint from 12-07.MDB . First choose a template from the combo box’s ...

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  1. Recipe 12.7 Create a PowerPoint Presentation from Access Data

    Before creating your presentation, peruse the data in tblSlides, making sure that the Include field is set the way you want it (i.e., to include or exclude each slide). Using frmPowerPoint as previously described, create your presentation in PowerPoint. 12.7.3 Discussion. Creating the presentation boils down to four basic steps:

  2. How to link PowerPoint to a Microsoft Access database?

    Connect to. First we will set up a data connection to the Microsoft Access database. Click DataPoint in the PowerPoint menu. Then click the List button of the Connections group. Position on the Microsoft Access node in the provider tree and click Add connection.

  3. Create a PowerPoint Presentation from Access Data

    This solution involves two major activities: setting up the data in tables and using the interface to create your presentation. This section demonstrates both activities. To try out the sample application, load and run frmPowerPoint from 12-07.MDB. First choose a template from the combo box's ... Get Access Cookbook now with the O'Reilly ...

  4. Creating PPT presentation automatically from Access

    I've created a macro that extract necessary access data from a predefined query and converts it to xls. Then I've made the second xls file that extracts the data from the first xls file, and I've added graph to that second xls based on those extracted data. ... Sub PPT_OPEN() ' Create powerpoint page Dim pptPres As PowerPoint.Presentation Dim ...

  5. How to link PowerPoint to a Microsoft Access database

    In this video, we show how to link PowerPoint to a Microsoft Access database. The video was inspired by a blog post at http://www.presentationpoint.com/blog/...

  6. Populate Powerpoint out of Access database

    Populate Powerpoint out of Access database. Hello, I want to create a Powerpoint presentation with data out of an Access database. Filling Textboxes in the PPT is no problem. But in my Access table I also have a "OLE-object" field containing a picture. Can anybody tell me how I can transfer this OLE-object field into the PPT? Thank you in advance.

  7. Create PowerPoint charts from MS Access queries

    If TypeOf c Is ObjectFrame Then. 'Check the Class of the object to make sure its a Chart. If Left$(c.Class, 13) = "MSGraph.Chart" Then. 'Check if this graph must be cloned (required if the graph is in a group in the MS Access report) If Not IsGraphToBeCloned(pReport.Name, c.ControlName) Then. InsertGraphToPptSlide c, "", pReport.Name.

  8. Connect PowerPoint to Microsoft Access database for real time ...

    In this video I will show you how you can connect a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to a Microsoft access database to display real time information on your...

  9. Access in PowerPoint

    Now click Finish button, and PowerPoint will generate a presentation from the Access database. Feature List 01 (Layout with Tabs) The Feature List Layout comprises three sample PowerPoint presentations: one each to create a visual list for 4 features, 5 features, and 6 features.

  10. Database based PowerPoint presentation

    How can I create a preformatted powerpoint slideshow that updates values and certain texts based on a database, like sql, access? ... PPT for presentations, Excel for Data access, and maybe for charting too. Excel PowerQuery can connect to multiple databases, in multiple locations, so it should be able to handle the data retrieval. ...

  11. How to Link PowerPoint to a Microsoft Access Database

    Step 1: Go to the DataPoint Tab in the PowerPoint Menu. First, install PowerPoint and DataPoint on your computer, launch PowerPoint, and create a new presentation using your default company template or an empty template. After that, go to the PowerPoint menu and select the DataPoint tab. Select the List option in the Connections group.

  12. MS Access and PowerPoint

    In the article we can learn two different ways of interacting between Access and PowerPoint. The first example will show you how to create a PowerPoint presentation from the data inside a MS Access table using Automation. The second approach shows how to display and manipulate an existing PowerPoint presentation inside of a MS Access form, also ...

  13. Access data to Powerpoint Slides

    Click DataPoint in the PowerPoint menu. Then click the List button of the Connections group. Position on the Microsoft Access node in the provider tree and click Add connection. Add connection. ... Click OK to establish a link to the database. ... Add table or query. ... Data refresh options. ... Preview data.

  14. Creating a Powerpoint with Graphs from Access

    Ideally, when the graphs move over to PowerPoint they will become static pictures and not graphs still linked to the access data. I have tried procedures such as: Private Sub Command1_click() Dim pwrpnt as Object. Dim Presentation as Object. set pwrpnt = CreateObject("Powerpoint.Application") pwrpnt.Activate.

  15. Help with Access and using data to update a Powerpoint Template and

    Routinely I have a requirement to create a consolidated PowerPoint file for all of a customers parts. So, I have a PowerPoint Template file, (.potm) that basically has a custom header and footer. For each slide, I need to place the part number in the header area and then go find the individual part number PowerPoint file and insert that in the ...

  16. MS ACCESS PPT.pptx

    1. Microsoft Access- An Overview. Microsoft Access also known as Microsoft Office Access is a Database Management System or DBMS from Microsoft that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a Graphical user interface and software-development tools. It helps us manage data stored in a computer database.

  17. Create a PowerPoint slide in power Automate

    Simply create master data sheet within a table for PA to access. Create 1 / many other sheets that have the layout / images / etc you desire, and back ref to the data sheet as required. (This I did to create complex looking forms etc) Powerpoint. Create a slide as required, I used combination of blank ones (Used entire layout from Excel) and ...

  18. Create a new presentation with Copilot in PowerPoint

    Select the Copilot button in the Home tab of the ribbon. Enter your prompt or select Create presentation from file to create a first draft of your presentation using your theme or template. Copilot will replace your current presentation with a new one. If needed, save a copy first and rerun the steps above. If you already have a copy, confirm ...

  19. Make your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with

    In PowerPoint, the Accessibility Checker runs automatically in the background when you're creating a presentation. If the Accessibility Checker detects accessibility issues, you will get a reminder in the status bar. To manually launch the Accessibility Checker, select Review > Check Accessibility .

  20. Create a PowerPoint presentation from an outline

    Import a Word outline into PowerPoint. Open PowerPoint and select New Slide > Slides from Outline. In the Insert Outline dialog box, find and select your Word outline and select Insert. Note: If your Word document contains no Heading 1 or Heading 2 styles, PowerPoint will create a slide for each paragraph in your content.

  21. How to create amazing MS PowerPoint presentations

    Visualising Data in PowerPoint Presentations The first step in creating an impactful presentation is to focus on the visual appeal of your slides, particularly the opening ones.

  22. Is there a way to pull data from SQL into Powerpoint?

    I want to automate a monthly deck my team produces for a finance department by pulling data from a sql db into Powerpoint. For example, I want to show in a text box something like the following: QTD Overall Results: $5M or 4% favorable to forecast. And I want the $5M and 4% to update based on which month I select as the current month.

  23. Linking Powerpoint and Access through VBA?

    5. It's certainly possible to get Access data from Powerpoint. You need to make sure you have the correct references set to the Microsoft DAO Object Library in your VBA project. Then, to populate your textbox in your PowerPoint presentation, you can call something like the following function, say, to return a string containing a list of Tasks ...

  24. Slideshow Maker Software Guide

    To add music to a slideshow, first make sure that you're using a slideshow maker with music compatibility. In PowerPoint, follow these steps: Open your PowerPoint presentation and select the slide where you want to add music. Click on the Insert tab in the ribbon menu. Click on the Audio button and select Audio on My PC.

  25. How To Get Free Access To Microsoft PowerPoint

    Click on "Blank presentation" to create your presentation from scratch, or pick your preferred free PowerPoint template from the options at the top (there's also a host of editable templates you ...

  26. Comparison: Microsoft PowerPoint vs. Visme

    Introduction to the Comparison Microsoft PowerPoint and Visme cater to diverse presentation needs with distinct strengths. PowerPoint is renowned for its comprehensive feature set, making it ideal for creating complex and versatile presentations in professional environments. Visme, on the other hand, excels in creating visually engaging and data-rich presentations with

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