Asked by Lalit Patil
on 11 Dec 2012

I have one folder and it contains several ppt's and each ppt have several slides.

I want to take only first slide of each ppt and want to save it in new ppt..

So, how to do it..?

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Answer by Image Analyst
on 11 Dec 2012

If you don't want to use Powerpoint to do it, then you can do it in MATLAB if you use ActiveX to control Powerpoint. There are several activex examples around, but it won't be trivial. Most of the examples are for MATLAB to control Excel, not Powerpoint.

Sean de Wolski
on 11 Dec 2012

You would need to use the COM interface and many cups of coffee:

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/using-com-objects-in-matlab.html

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## Walter Roberson (view profile)

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To confirm: ppt is PowerPoint ?