Seeking a way to easily open and save PowerPoint presentations in Keynote? This month’s Automator workflow shows you how. I am trying to run the script (pasted below) to convert a powerpoint pptx file to ppt file using Office But it throws a lot of security warnings. Microsoft Office for Mac (and ) includes several Automator workflows, but Microsoft is no longer providing Automator actions for.

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This one is a pretty good one, too. The only problem is that I still have to press the “Print” button.

User profile for user: When I convert a presentation manually with some chart, I get the same popup dialog as you. Automator gives the error “Expected end of line, etc.

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Avoid putting tell blocks inside tell blocks. Office applications missing in Automator Cobvert The mention on there of Viewing by Application or Category doesn’t appear to prevent them showing in the search, only in the left pane. I’ll have to check with my company’s IT dept about that. I always get either the error message System Events recieved an Error: Sign up using Email and Password.


Automatically Filing PowerPoint Presentations – Automator, Hazel, AppleScript

Thanks so much for the quick reply. Try this with the tell blocks separated In this page I found the following non working apple script:.

Thereafter, it is a simple matter for Hazel to move the new file to wherever you want it. Jacques Rioux Jacques Rioux. If you want to build the Automator workflow yourself — and, there is no better way to learn how to use it — there are a couple of things to look out for. Batch-convert ppt to pdf Ok, but in this case, your Script should do at least the clicking of hte pdf-button, because this one is defined properly, isn’t it? I use the latest version of Powerpoint Version Applescript to convert pptx file to ppt in Powerpoint I am trying to run the script pasted below to convert a powerpoint pptx file to ppt file using Office It is also included in the Automator workflow, which you can download below, along with the Hazel rules.

For that, did you go with the GUI scripting route? You’ve broken one of the basic rules of applescript.

A wonderful good morning! Thanks to you two for helping me with this one!!!! It’s not necessary to activate PP three times in every loop The kind of the file is never “PPT” it’s better to filter the extension.


And of course I still have no clue what AS wants to tell me. By clicking spplescript Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Batch-convert ppt to pdf The only problem is that I still have to press the “Print” button. Sign up using Facebook.

There are a few ways you can come at this. Thanks and all the best joh. Plonum – Convert images to iWork Numbers documents. All replies Drop Down menu.

Here is what the two versions of Hazel rules, and the Automator workflow look like:. I would have loved to bring the clickies pt work, as for future-script that “might” be helpful, but for the moments I had to finish it as there are three exams next week.