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Powerful PowerPoint for Educators:
          Using Visual Basic for Applications to Make PowerPoint Interactive
          by David M. Marcovitz

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The PowerPoint Newsgroup This newsgroup is frequented by experts in PowerPoint, including some who are well-versed in VBA. If you can't figure out how to do something, ask a question here, and you are likely to receive an answer.
The PowerPoint FAQ This FAQ (frequently asked questions) will answer the most common questions about PowerPoint, and it has a nice section about VBA entitled Programming PowerPoint.
Shyam Pillai's Add-in and VBA Tips Site Shyam Pillai is an expert with PowerPoint and VBA. His Web site contains many tips on using VBA with PowerPoint as well as some interesting examples (check out the Concentration game example). can also click on the VBA section to find more information. Beware, many his examples are very advanced.
Glenna Shaw's Dynamic PowerPoint Tutorial Glenna Shaw has a nice tutorial about some of the interactive things you can do with PowerPoint without using VBA. Some of these techniques are easily done with VBA as well, but if you are not using VBA, you definitely want to check out this tutorial. And if you are using VBA, you might find some things easier to do with traditional PowerPoint features.

This page was created by Dr. David M. Marcovitz.
Last updated: March 29, 2005