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...control Powerpoint with OLE-Automation?
Autor: Thomas Stutz
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uses
  
comobj;
  
procedure TForm1.Button2Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  
PowerPointApp: OLEVariant;
begin
  try
    
PowerPointApp := CreateOleObject('PowerPoint.Application');
  except
    
ShowMessage('Error...');
    Exit;
  end;
  // Make Powerpoint visible
  
PowerPointApp.Visible := True;

  // Show powerpoint version
  
ShowMessage(Format('Powerpoint version: %s',[PowerPointApp.Version]));

  // Open a presentation
  
PowerPointApp.Presentations.Open('c:\MyPresentation.ppt', False, False, True);

  // Show number of slides
  
ShowMessage(Format('%s slides.',[PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.Slides.Count]));

  // Run the presentation
  
PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowSettings.Run;

  // Go to next slide
  
PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.Next;

  // Go to slide 2
  
PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.GoToSlide(2);

  // Go to previous slide
  
PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.Previous;

  // Go to last slide
  
PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.Last;

  // Show current slide name
  
ShowMessage(Format('Current slidename: %s',[PowerPointApp.ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.Slide.Name]));
  
  // Close Powerpoint
  
PowerPointApp.Quit;
  PowerPointApp := UnAssigned;
end;



 

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