Creating 1000 Powerpoint slides in 10 minutes easily using SlydMkr Wizard for the Excel Name Card Example

UPDATE: SlideFab 2 is now available with groundbreaking changes. The text below is deprecated.

 

This tutorial will show how to use the SlydMkr Wizard in order to create Powerpoint slides for a simple Excel model using a Powerpoint template file.

This example is about a very common task: There is a table of items and for each row a separate slide shall be created. In this example the table contains participant information, e.g. name, age, company, etc.. The desired output is a name card for each person where this information is printed nicely. To make things a littler more entertaining there is also a person specific company logo which needs to be put on the name card. And on top of this, the example shows how a conditionally formatted cell can be used to have different name card background colors for people at different ages.

Creating Powerpoint slides automatically for the Excel Power Function Example using SlydMkr

UPDATE: SlideFab 2 is now available with groundbreaking changes. The text below is deprecated.

 

In this tutorial you will get a quick overview on how to use SlydMkr. It will be shown how a Powerpoint presentation will be created from a rather simple Excel model automatically.

This example is featuring an Excel model with a data table and a function plot for the power function f(x) = x^i. SlydMkr will be setup such that different values i will be looped and for each value i a slide will be created. Therefor a slide template with the following shapes will be created.

  • Header logo: A picture will be copied from Excel to Powerpoint
  • Title and Subtitle: Two text boxes which will be created and formatted in Powerpoint 
  • Table: A table will be created and formatted in Powerpoint
  • Chart:  The Excel chart will be converted to a picture and copied from Excel to Powerpoint