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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Most good lecturers will share their presentations with you for their classes. I wanted to export to TXT. Might it be a change in Leopard?

Thanks for this link. Jacques Rioux Jacques Rioux. Mac OS X Office applications missing in Automator Cinvert The mention on there of Viewing by Application or Category doesn’t appear to prevent them showing in the search, only in the left pane.

Which version of Microsoft Office are you running?

I’ll have to check with my company’s IT dept about that. I alo tried to leave out the if-condition, still no result. Here’s what I see in Automator.

Dec 9, 2: Posted on Dec 7, 2: Post as a guest Name. I found an introductory one at the apple-page, but that’s that what I’m looking for.

For one presentation, do you get errors converting from pptx to ppt? But, when I use this script, Powerpoint displays nothing and the presentation is converted and saved without issue.


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MacScripter / Batch-convert ppt to pdf

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. A wonderful good morning! It is also included in the Automator workflow, which you can download below, along with the Hazel rules. What version of Powerpoint were you using before? And of course I still have no clue what AS wants to tell me. Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too. I found a script over here which does exactly that bit for pages documents. That basically works, but only if I have PowerPoint open before I drag a file into the folder.

Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

The microsoft doc says you need to turn on some option for complete conversion. The popup dialog mentioned above looks applwscript this. Batch-convert ppt to pdf Hmmmm I found this question: I edited the script in applescripf answer, now no error cobvert me.

The applescript works fine for all the versions of Office prior to Office Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like: Batch-convert ppt to pdf do you refer to the proper UI element? I use the latest version of Powerpoint Version Batch-convert ppt to pdf A wonderful good morning! Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. 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.


Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like:. This is a fairly common need among students. Do you have the full version of Microsoft Office installed? Thanks to you two for helping me with this one!!!! Email Required, but never shown. What happens when you manually do the conversion? Applsscript mention on there of Viewing by Application conver Category doesn’t appear to prevent them showing in the search, only in the left pane.

Whether or not that will work for you is going to depend on the version of PowerPoint used to create the presentation. I somehow tried applexcript edit the script so that i works with the German version of PP. Does anyone have another script to convert pptx file to ppt in Office ?