13: Expanding PowerPoint Functionality

What You’ll Do

View and Manage Add-ins

Load and Unload Add-ins

Enhance a Presentation with VBA

View the Visual Basic Editor

Set Developer Options

Simplify Tasks with Macros

Control a Macro

Add a Digital Signature to a Macro Project

Assign a Macro to a Toolbar or Ribbon

Save and Open a Presentation with Macros

Insert ActiveX Controls

Use ActiveX Controls

Set ActiveX Control Properties

Play a Movie Using an ActiveX Control

Change the Document Information Panel

Introduction

An add-in extends the functionality of PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs. An add-in is typically a third-party program you can purchase—some are shareware—and download from the Web. You can find a list of add-ins for PowerPoint ...

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