Powerful PowerPoint for Educators

Using Visual Basic for Application to Make PowerPoint Interactive

by David M. Marcovitz

Other Resources

The PowerPoint Answers Forum This forum 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 of his examples are very advanced.
PPT Alchemy's VBA Section PPT Alchemy is a company that creates custom PowerPoint solutions for clients. However, their Web site has lots of VBA tips, tricks, and examples.

This page was created by Dr. David M. Marcovitz.
Last updated: January 4, 2017