RE: powerpoint

  • From: "Nicol Oosthuizen" <NOosthuizen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 15:45:18 +0200

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You can also try jamal masury's text pal to convert a powerpoint file
into text.

If memory serves me correct the address is

If that doesn't work, try and look for the text pal program on the

If you open a powerpoint document with text pal, it should convert it.


From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Shawn Keen
Sent: 16 April 2007 07:10 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: powerpoint



Hi Drew


One thing I've done is saved the power point file as html and then cut
out all the text.  There is probably a better way but that's  the
easiest way for reading.




        ----- Original Message ----- 

        From: Drewh <mailto:Drewh@xxxxxxxxxxxx>  

        To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 

        Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 11:55 AM

        Subject: powerpoint


        Dear list,

        Is there a way to read PowerPoint presentations with Jaws? Some
of my classes in college have the lecture notes in PowerPoint format on
the college web cite, and I'm wondering if there is a way I can access
them. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks





        Drew Hunthausen


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