Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Export all the PowerPoint text to use in InDesign, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
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- [Voiceover] Okay now we know how to get all of the images…out of a PowerPoint file.…How do we get the text out?…Well you could always copy and paste as well,…if you just want to get some text out,…but I think more likely,…if you're trying to redo a PowerPoint presentation…in another app,…I'm assuming it's going to be something like InDesign,…it would be easier just to get all of the text out…in one file…and then you could just import that entire file…and cut and paste as necessary…or do whatever kind of formatting you want to it…and luckily, there's a really fast and easy way…that not a lot of people know about…and that is our friend the Export command.…
Go to the File menu,…choose Export and as we saw before,…you could choose either every slide…or just the current slide only…for some of these formats.…Let me jump over to desktop,…but if you choose other formats like say, pdf…or some other ones,…you can only export the entire thing.…So just want to give you a heads up…that rtf, rich text format,…is one of those…and if you're trying to export just the text…
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files