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Extracting images from a powerpoint, without having Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.dll in the GAC RRS feed

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  • User2073826670 posted

    Using Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.dll, I have been using the export function to save slides as PNG files. This requires that the dll is in the GAC. I want to move the app to a hosted environment, but I cannot install to the GAC there. Is there a way for me to convert the slides to PNG files without having Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.dll in the GAC?


    Thanks.

    Tuesday, November 10, 2009 11:17 AM

Answers

  • User437720957 posted

    Even if you had access to the GAC you would be out of luck, since the Powerpoint application must also be installed on the server.

    Currently, I think the only way is to use Aspose Slides (or possibly a tiny installation of OpenOffice)

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Tuesday, November 10, 2009 1:15 PM