I suspect a major reason for this is not being able to turn off screenupdating for powerpoint. Below is the code-snippet I have borrowed and an example of how I try to call it: Option Explicit ' User Defined Error codes Const ERR_NO_WINDOW_HANDLE As Long = 1000 Const ERR_WINDOW_LOCK_FAIL As Long = 1001 Const ERR_VERSION_NOT_SUPPORTED As Long = 1002 ' API declarations for Find Window() & Lock Window Update() ' Use Find Window API to locate the Power Point handle.
Declare Function Find Window Lib "user32" Alias "Find Window A" (By Val lp Class Name As String, By Val lp Window Name As Long) As Long ' Use Lock Window Update to prevent/enable window refresh Declare Function Lock Window Update Lib "user32" (By Val hwnd Lock As Long) As Long ' Use Update Window to force a refresh of the Power Point window Declare Function Update Window Lib "user32" (By Val hwnd As Long) As Long Property Let Screen Updating(State As Boolean) Static hwnd As Long Dim Version No As String ' Get Version Number If State = False Then Version No = Left(Application. Version, ".") - 1) 'Get handle to the main application window using Class Name Select Case Version No Case "8" ' For PPT97: hwnd = Find Window("PP97Frame Class", 0&) Case "9" ' For PPT2K: hwnd = Find Window("PP9Frame Class", 0&) Case "10" ' For XP: hwnd = Find Window("PP10Frame Class", 0&) Case "11" ' For 2003: hwnd = Find Window("PP11Frame Class", 0&) Case "12" ' For 2007: hwnd = Find Window("PP12Frame Class", 0&) Case "14" ' For 2010: hwnd = Find Window("PPTFrame Class", 0&) Case Else Err.
Raise Number:=vb Object Error ERR_NO_WINDOW_HANDLE, _ Description:="Unable to get the Power Point Window handle" Exit Property End If If Lock Window Update(hwnd) = 0 Then Err.Brainshark allows presentations to be re-purposed or updated on a slide by slide basis.If you need to update slides on your presentation, instead of reloading your entire Power Point file, separate, rename and save the updated slides from your original presentation.Then when the numbers change next week or month, the Power Point slide can automatically update. Except every great idea does have potential downsides you need to know about.Here’s what you need to consider before deciding to link a table or graph from Excel to Power Point: If you still want to link the cells from Excel to the slide in Power Point, scroll down to see how to do it.I am writing a script that loops through a folder and creates graphs from some criteria, and then exports these to powerpoint.