[astcq-discuss] Re: Inserting PowerPoint slides in Word documents

  • From: geoff@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: astcq-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 12:10:46 +1000

I think the only way you can achieve the 'update once only' option is by using 
OLE.  Object Linking and Embedding.

Insert | Object ....

Geoff


Quoting Ana Young <ana_young2000@xxxxxxxxx>:

> 
> Hi,
> 
> Can any of you tell me what is the best way of doing
> this?  We use Word!
> 
> We produce training workbooks from the PowerPoint
> presentations that our technical people put in place.
> The training books have the slide (specific for a
> page) on the top 1/3 of the page. The rest of the page
> has the technical explanation for the slide and any
> other information that is required.
> 
> After I was told that we had a special procedure to
> include the slides into the workbooks to ensure that
> the slides were updated only once (in the PowerPoint
> presentation, I found out that the special procedure
> is to copy and "paste special" the slide in the book. 
> This means that we have to update the workbook every
> time any slide in the presentation changes.
> 
> I am also told that linking the slides does not work
> because the Word file for the workbook becomes too big
> (bigger than the end result of copying and pasting).
> 
> Is there an easy and clean solution?
> 
> Cheers,
> Ana
> 
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