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Re: PPT to clean HTML


From: chris hardy
Date: Dec 16, 2004 3:43PM

The ppt accessibility demo looks promising - How are you parsing the ppt?

The real issue I've hit up against with making ppt work on websites, is that
powerpoint has minimal XML capability - They added xml to the rest of the
Office suite, but ran into deadline when it came to upgrading PowerPoint.

When it does get more XML capability, it will most likely be msXML (like the
rest of the Office suite), not the standard. So that makes writing a parser
more difficult in any languages other than .NET.

Any tips are certainly welcome (At least once or twice a year, I find myself
wrestling with having to put a number of ppts up on a website, all asap of