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Unable to Open two PowerPoint.exes as two separate applications RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    Iam unable to open two applications for PPT.I can open two windows under same appication/exe.

    After doing the registry Hack i can able to open two application for Word and Excel.

    Could some body tell me some registry hack in order to open the PPTs in different applications.

    --umitum


    • Edited by Uma7 Monday, June 9, 2014 7:43 AM
    Monday, June 9, 2014 7:21 AM

Answers

  • Hi Umitum

    This is by design and cannot be changed. PowerPoint is registered and designed to run one instance, only. Word and Excel are different, also by design.


    Cindy Meister, VSTO/Word MVP, my blog

    • Marked as answer by Uma7 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:34 AM
    Monday, June 9, 2014 12:03 PM
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All replies

  • Hi Umitum

    This is by design and cannot be changed. PowerPoint is registered and designed to run one instance, only. Word and Excel are different, also by design.


    Cindy Meister, VSTO/Word MVP, my blog

    • Marked as answer by Uma7 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:34 AM
    Monday, June 9, 2014 12:03 PM
    Moderator
  • Hi ,

    Thanks for your response.

    Yes I understand it can't be done, but can out-of-box be tried to acheive it?

    Regards,

    Umitum.

    Monday, June 9, 2014 1:01 PM
  • Again: NO

    Cindy Meister, VSTO/Word MVP, my blog

    Monday, June 9, 2014 1:16 PM
    Moderator
  • Hi Cindy Meister,

    Thanks for your replies.

    Regards

    Umitum

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:17 AM