[thelist] Powerpoint to html

Rob Sylvan rsylvan at cdtmicrographics.com
Mon Mar 24 15:06:39 CST 2003

thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a bunch of powerpoint presentations that need to be
> converted. Using Microsoft's solution for turning ppt into html
> produces a file that doesn't work in Mozilla or Netscape 7.  I've
> been playing with W3C's slidemaker, but the documentation is so bad I
> don't have time to figure out whether or not I can use it to convert
> ppt files and then how to.... How do others on this list produce
> slides that work?  The files are full of images and are too long for
> me to manually convert to html.
> - chris

While not the most elegant solution ... you could export each slide as a
graphic (jpg, png, gif, or wmf)from PPT, and then create a simple html nav
to move between slides ... it can make short work of it, depending on your

I've gotten decent results by exporting to WMF and then batch
conversion/resize to GIF using irfanview. PPT's conversion to GIF and JPG is
pretty ugly.


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