Re: New essay: A PowerPoint indexer
Cool. Going to read now.
One comment. It might be nice if you'd post a link to the essay. Not that
I can't find it since I know your site pretty well, but ... just lazy :o)
"Joseph M. Newcomer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
I got tired of all the complaints that my massive PowerPoint presentation
has no index, so
I wrote a program that reads a PowerPoint presentation and indexes every
single word in
the text. THen it allows you to create filters that will drop useless
case, etc. The output is a .htm file that is an index to the slides. I
will be including
these indices on the CD-ROMs of my courses.
It also has a lot of cool control techniques, runs threads in the
background to do the
lengthy computations, has sophisiticated representations of how sorting is
sensitive but with lower and upper case intermingled), an owner-drawn list
various kinds of highlighting, an owner-draw listbox with multiple colors
and fonts, and
other stuff that those new to Windows programming might enjoy reading.
This is the alpha release; it can be downloaded from my MVP Tips site
Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
MVP Tips: http://www.flounder.com/mvp_tips.htm
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