Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Extract PowerPoint art to use in Adobe apps, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] Now let's talk about going the other way.…What if you have a PowerPoint presentation,…and you need to extract the graphics to use…in all Illustrator file, Photoshop file,…or an InDesign file.…There are a number of different options that you can do.…First of all, let's take a look…at our slide show,…this is the one for the Landon Hotel.…There are various images placed in here…that I'll talk about.…Let's say that you want to extract this fun one,…this smoothie picture.…I click on it and I can select it…and drag it around.…
The option is, first of all, you can…just copy it and paste it if you wanted to,…if you're in a hurry.…With it selected, I could just go to Edit, Copy…or press Command or Control + C…and jump over to, say, InDesign…and paste it in.…So it comes in and it is an image,…however, this is not the best practice,…this is called a zombie image,…because there's no evidence of its existence…in the Links panel,…and you almost always want to be able…to edit this image outside of the receiving program,…
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