I am trying to do 2 things but i cannot seem to get any traction on how to read/implement this idea.
Premise: PowerPoint file in C\temp\presentation.pptx that contains on the first slide 2 entries as "<one>" and "<two>" which need to be replaced with "user1" and "user2", then a silent Outlook send mail containing the file with a predefined body and subject.
I narrowed it down to COM objects as the Office does not like intrusive open AutoIt functions. I installed OLE/COM Object Viewer to understand how to create the commands but i am still stuck. So far i am trying to user water's code but i suck
COM object i was originally trying to modify
Dim $oPPT, $oPres $oPPT = ObjCreate("PowerPoint.Application") $oPPT.Visible = True $oPres = $oPPT.Presentations.Read Water's code below (0.1% modified)
#include <File.au3> #include "PowerPoint.au3" #include <misc.au3> Global $sFile = "C:\temp\presentation.pptx" Global $sString2Search = "<username>", $sString2Replace = "Password", $iReplaceOnce = 1, $sFullLogFile = "C:\temp\pptxlog.txt" _ProcessPpt($sFile) Func _ProcessPpt($sFile) $oApp = _PPT_PowerPointApp() Local $bChange = False Local $oInterface = $oApp.Presentations Local $oPresentation = $oInterface.Open($sFile, False, False, False) If @error Then _FileWriteLog($sFullLogFile, "E Error " & @error & " opening File " & $sFile) Return SetError(1, 0, 0) EndIf ;it does not even open my file and from here not sure how to read the text and replace it EndFunc ;==>_ProcessPpt
Fourth Alpha version of the PowerPoint UDF.
Something for you to play with.
Lot of things still missing: Lot of functions, help file etc.
If you want to discuss the functions please post here.
BTW: If you like this UDF please click the "I like this" button. This tells me where to next put my development effort
I have started to rewrite the PowerPoint UDF similar to the Word, Excel and Outlook UDF. The new UDF will not be compatible with the existing one.
I will add examples, documentation, a section in the wiki etc.
So far the following functions have been coded - more are on the ToDo list.
_PPT_Open: Open a connection to a running instance of PowerPoint or start a new one _PPT_Close: Close a PowerPoint instance _PPT_PresentationAttach: Attach to an already opened presentation _PPT_PresentationClose: Close a presentation _PPT_PresentationExport: Export one/multiple/all slides as PDF or XPS. _PPT_PresentationExportGraphic: Export one/multiple/all slides in a graphic format. _PPT_PresentationNew: Create a new presentation _PPT_PresentationOpen: Open an existing presentation _PPT_PresentationSave: Save a presentation _PPT_PresentationSaveAs: Save a presentation to another location or with another type _PPT_SlideAdd: Add slide(s) to a presentation _PPT_SlideCopyMove: Copy, move, duplicate slide(s) _PPT_SlideDelete: Delete slide(s) _PPT_SlideShow: Show a presentation Which functions do you want me to add to the UDF?
create slide (JLogan3o13) - Done: _PPT_SlideAdd Apply template to slide (JLogan3o13) - Done: _PPT_SlideAdd Apply theme to slide (JLogan3o13) Cut/Copy/Duplicate/Move/Delete slide(s) (JLogan3o13) - Done: _PPT_SlideCopyMove, _PPT_SlideDelete Export slides (JLogan3o13) - Done: _PPT_PresentationExport Cut/Copy/Duplicate/Move/Delete shape(s) (JLogan3o13) ApplyAnimation, Select, SetDefaultProperties, and zOrder for shape(s) (JLogan3o13) Searching and replacing text (pcjunki) Export slides in a graphic format (JPG, GIF, PNG ...) (UEZ) - Done: _PPT_PresentationExportGraphic Added the Alpha version to the download forum.
Hi, I'm getting this error while trying to initialize a com event handler for Office PowerPoint events. The PowerPoint file is displayed correctly, but no events are captured as the ObjEvent() fails :
err.number is: -2147316576 err.windescription: Type mismatch. err.description is: err.source is: err.helpfile is: err.helpcontext is: 0 err.lastdllerror is: 0 err.scriptline is: 23 err.retcode is: 0
The sourcecode is:
Local $oMyError = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error","MyErrFunc") ; Initialize a COM error handler Func MyErrFunc($oError) ConsoleWrite("err.number is: " & @TAB & $oError.number & @CRLF & _ "err.windescription:" & @TAB & $oError.windescription & @CRLF & _ "err.description is: " & @TAB & $oError.description & @CRLF & _ "err.source is: " & @TAB & $oError.source & @CRLF & _ "err.helpfile is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpfile & @CRLF & _ "err.helpcontext is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpcontext & @CRLF & _ "err.lastdllerror is: " & @TAB & $oError.lastdllerror & @CRLF & _ "err.scriptline is: " & @TAB & $oError.scriptline & @CRLF & _ "err.retcode is: " & @TAB & $oError.retcode & @CRLF & @CRLF) EndFunc Local $AppPowerPoint = ObjCreate("PowerPoint.Application") If Not IsObj($AppPowerPoint) Then MsgBox(0, "Error", "$AppPowerPoint is not an Object.") Else MsgBox(0, "Error", "Successfully created Object $AppPowerPoint.") EndIf Local $pptEvt = ObjEvent($AppPowerPoint, "PowerPointEvent_") ; Initialize PowerPoint COM event handlers Local $OpenPresentation = $AppPowerPoint.Presentations.Open("C:\Users\DagHendrik\Desktop\test.ppt",True, False, False) $OpenPresentation.SlideShowSettings.ShowPresenterView = 0 $OpenPresentation.SlideShowSettings.ShowType = 1 Local $SlideShowWindow = $OpenPresentation.SlideShowSettings.Run() While True Sleep(10) WEnd Func PowerPointEvent_SlideShowNextSlide($obj) ConsoleWrite("GetCurrentSlide = " & ($SlideShowwindow.View.Slide.SlideIndex-1) & "<"& @LF) EndFunc Func PowerPointEvent_SlideShowOnNext($obj) ConsoleWrite("GetCurrentSlide = " & ($SlideShowwindow.View.Slide.SlideIndex-1) & "<"& @LF) EndFunc
The script continues fine, but no event are fired as the line with
Local $pptEvt = ObjEvent($AppPowerPoint, "PowerPointEvent_") ; Initialize PowerPoint COM event handlers fails.
I'm using the latest autoit (v18.104.22.168, 32 bit) And I'm running Office PowerPoint 2013 32bit on a Windows 8 Pro 64 bit installation.
Any idea why the ObjEvent() fails?
(EDIT: changed to autoit code formatting)