Maximum number of slides possible, PowerPoint, Office 2000

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  1. Bob Grant

    Bob Grant Guest

    Seeking to find the maximum number of slides possible in
    PowerPoint within Office 2000, is there a limit, and what
    are the conditions or tips offered in making a slide
    presentation that reaches the limit.

    Thanks,
    Bob
     
    Bob Grant, Aug 31, 2003
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  2. Bob Grant

    Echo S Guest

    http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=...soft.public.powerpoint&lr=&as_scoring=d&hl=en

    Villem Teder got to 17,000 (well, 21,000, but only 17,000 would save, I
    guess). But, as B pointed out in that thread, 1000 slides at 10 seconds
    each would take 3 hours to run, so...

    --
    Echo [MS PPT MVP]
    http://www.echosvoice.com

    "Steve Rindsberg, PPTMVP" wrote:
    >
    > I don't know that anyone knows the answer to this.
    > How brave do you feel, Bob? ;-) Are you in that "Hey, let's rev up
    > PowerPoint and bravely go where nobody's gone before, ad astra per BSD and
    > all that!" mood? If so:
    >
    > Start with a plain blank presentation with only one slide in it.
    > This code will keep adding slides (each with the slide number in the upper
    > left corner) until it reaches the value you've set for MaxSlides. Or until
    > PPT crashes, maybe.
    >
    > Sub MaxItOut()
    >
    > Dim x As Long
    > Dim MaxSlides As Long
    > MaxSlides = 100 ' or however far you want to take this
    > ' Longs can take values up to 2,147,483,647
    > ' Speaking of Long, it might take a LONG time to run the
    > macro if you max it
    >
    > ' Assuming there's already one slide in the presentation
    > For x = 2 To MaxSlides
    > ActivePresentation.Slides.Add x, ppLayoutBlank
    > With ActivePresentation.Slides(x)
    > With .Shapes.AddTextbox(msoTextOrientationHorizontal, 100, 100, 200,
    > 200)
    > .TextFrame.TextRange.Text = CStr(x)
    > End With
    > End With
    > Next x
    >
    > End Sub
    >
    > --
    >
    > Steve Rindsberg PPT MVP
    > PPTLive ( http://www.pptlive.com ) Featured Speaker
    > PPTools: http://www.pptools.com
    > PPT FAQ: http://www.pptfaq.com
    >
    > "Bob Grant" <> wrote in message
    > news:01e501c36ffd$6ac6d350$...
    > > Seeking to find the maximum number of slides possible in
    > > PowerPoint within Office 2000, is there a limit, and what
    > > are the conditions or tips offered in making a slide
    > > presentation that reaches the limit.
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Bob
     
    Echo S, Sep 1, 2003
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