PowerPoint & System Variables

Subject: PowerPoint & System Variables
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 11:35:13 -0800

I've got an action button on a PPT slide set to run the following:

*%HOMEPATH%\My Documents\notepad.exe*

Run in Slide Show mode, PPT complains that it cannot find *%HOMEPATH%\My
Documents\notepad.exe*. Why can't PPT deal with system variables?

I can think of two workarounds, but wondered if any of you had some other
bright ideas.


> Chris

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