Re: PowerPoint & System Variables

Subject: Re: 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 11:48:57 -0800

That's not the point, Rick. I'm merely using notepad.exe for my test. The
real EXE is a compiled macro I wrote that, tested separately, is a
known-good entity.

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:

> 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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