C# VSTO PowerPoint Add-In Save As PDF RRS feed

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  • Hi, i want to save my presention before i close PowerPoint but as a PDF. How do i use ppSaveAsPDF in ThisAddIn_Shutdown?


    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:08 AM

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  • Hello,

    ThisAddIn_Shutdown event occurs when the add-in is about to be unloaded.

    I suggest you handle Application.PresentationBeforeClose Event and use Presentation.ExportAsFixedFormat Method to save as PDF.


    private void ThisAddIn_Startup(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
                PPT.Application app = Globals.ThisAddIn.Application;
                app.PresentationBeforeClose += App_PresentationBeforeClose;
            private void App_PresentationBeforeClose(PPT.Presentation Pres, ref bool Cancel)
                PPT.Application app = Globals.ThisAddIn.Application;
                PPT.Presentation pre = app.ActivePresentation;
                pre.ExportAsFixedFormat(@"C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\Test.pdf", PPT.PpFixedFormatType.ppFixedFormatTypePDF);



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