There are plenty of reasons to connect Excel with PowerPoint. Often this is about keeping numbers or charts up-to-date. In other cases it is about creating data-driven slides automatically. For both cases there are various add-ins available. The following list contains a selection of tools for exporting or connecting from Excel to PowerPoint.Read More »Tools for exporting or connecting from Excel to PowerPoint
The internet is full of articles, blog entries and recommendations dealing on how to create PowerPoint slides from Excel using VBA. As Excel and PowerPoint seem to be quite as old as the internet itself, the amount of information is enormous.
Additionally, there is a huge group of people asking for help in forums like reddit or stackoverflow. Quite often they show pieces of VBA code found somewhere on the internet. And then, of course, they struggle to adapt the code to their own problem.
How can it be that the offer of help is so huge but the need for individual support is even greater? Is it really so easy to create PowerPoint slides from Excel using VBA? The following list gives an overview of what is available on the internet regarding this topic. But, of course, there is much more available through web search.Read More »8 Articles about creating PowerPoint slides from Excel using VBA
This update to version 3.0 brings various new features to SlideFab:
- A new logic audit feature which lets SlideFab search for inconsistencies in the automation setup. This helps to detect issues before running the Slide Making process.
- The newly introduced Excel Charts Export Mode from version 2.0 got an upgrade. It is about series sorting and elimination of empty entries.
- A more sophisticated error checking during Slide Making gives feedback if something went wrong.
And last but not least, this new version incorporates a couple of bug fixes.
This new version is available at the download page. Already installed SlideFab updates automatically.Read More »Version 3.0 available. Logical Audit, simplifying chart features and more
This update to version 2.0 brings various new features to SlideFab:
- A new chart export modes for allowing more flexibility in the output presentation
- A helpful feature to edit the path to multiple linked charts at once
- A killer button to end all Excel processes
and a few things more.
Apart from these novelties the versioning was improved to distinguish the kind of update: For feature updates like this one, the major number left of the dot increases. For smaller updates and bugfixes the minor number counts. Accordingly, this version is not 1.12 but 2.0.
This new version is available at the download page. Already installed SlideFab updates automatically.Read More »SlideFab 2 version 2.0 available. New features, higher robustness.
So far, it was required to use the Make Slides window within SlideFab 2 to automatically create the PowerPoint slides based on Excel. This works fine. But for a deeper integration of SlideFab 2 into your own applications some API functionality was missing… until now. The slide mass creation can be invoked through the SlideFab 2 API using a few lines of code. It is pretty simple to use and offers a whole new world of opportunities for all those who enjoy coding VBA.
This new version is available at the download page or updated automatically from your existing SlideFab 2 installationRead More »Invoking slide automation through the all new SlideFab 2 API. Here comes SlideFab 2 v1.10
There are myriads of things which are doable with Excel. And for each of these things, there is another myriad of possibilities on how do… Read More »What is important when creating Excel models (not only for SlideFab)?
I am very proud to announce the all new SlideFab 2. Simply the most powerful Powerpoint automation tool ever built.
Based on the experience from SlideFab 1 the new version was redesigned and rebuilt from scratch. SlideFab 2 brings the user experience to a completely new level. Not only does SlideFab 2 come with a new interface, it also introduces a unique and much simpler user process to automatically create Powerpoint presentations based on Excel workbooks.Read More »Power to the User. All new SlideFab 2 Released