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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I somehow tried to edit the script so that i works with the German version of PP. Might it be a change in Leopard?

Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: By using our site, you acknowledge that you applescrript read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I found a script over here which does exactly that bit for pages documents. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms ro serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Dec 9, 2: Batch-convert ppt to pdf First of all: Try this with the tell blocks separated No user interaction allowed.

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. And of course I still have no clue what AS wants to tell me. Doesn’t work for me in You’ve broken one of the basic rules of applescript. Thanks so much for the quick reply.

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Whether or not they work will depend on what version of PowerPoint created the presentation Whether or not that will work for you is going to depend on the version of PowerPoint used to create the presentation. I would try to tackle that problem, but I don’t really have a clue what AS wants to tell me. Hi all I’m trying to write a script to batch-convert all the ppts in a folder to pdf.

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If I manually open the file in powerpoint and then try to save it in ppt format, then also it throws the warning, but finally the applesscript gets saved and also has the pptx content.

I alo tried to leave out the if-condition, still no result. I always get either the error message System Events recieved an Error: In this page I found the following non working apple script: Yes, I get this error when PowerPoint is not open. Batch-convert ppt to pdf Hi, I don’t have PP with the export feature, but I assume the class to open a file in PP should be an alias try this Applescript: Batch-convert tl to pdf Ok, but in this case, your Script should do at least the clicking of hte pdf-button, because this one is defined properly, isn’t it?

In this page I found the following non working apple script:. Sign up using Email and Password. Previous versions of Microsoft Office included Automator Actions. Thanks for this link.

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Automating the filing of those slides is both, a good way to save a little time, and a way to ensure a consistent and reliable filing system. You may be running into some of these restrictions. Ask a question Reset. Thanks to you two for helping me with this one!!!! Ho Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Avoid putting tell blocks inside tell blocks. Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too.

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This came from a response to a fellow traveller in the Mac Power Users Facebook group. Post Your Answer Tk 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. While I do this task manually, I get a window which says: Dec 8, Hi, I don’t have PP with the export feature, but I assume the class to open a file in PP should be an alias try this. Atom topic feed Powered by FluxBB.

Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

For that, did you go with the GUI scripting route? Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Batch-convert ppt to pdf do you refer to the proper UI element? Email Required, but never shown. Rather than messing around, trying to debug incompatible actions, AppleScript is your friend here. Thereafter, it is a simple matter for Hazel to move the new file to wherever you want it. Button “x” of process “y” is impossible. All replies Drop Down menu.

I found this question: Thanks and all the best joh. I edited the script in my answer, now no error for me. After another hour reading, trying, fixing I brought the Script to work.

I was about to share the Automator action and Hazel rule that make up this little scheme when it dawned on me that this is a good opportunity to share a fairly straight forward workflow you can easily automate.