Re: PowerPoint & System Variables

Subject: Re: PowerPoint & System Variables
From: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 13:47:12 -0600

Hi Chris

As notepad is already in the system path, have you just tried to run
notepad.exe? I do this using Shortcut controls inside CHM files and it
seems to work dandy.

Cheers... Rick :)

Chris Morton wrote:
> 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.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>> Chris
>
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