From: Paul on 27 Jan 2009 11:33
I tried this solution, but but got a DOS pop-up window telling me to "Press
any key to continue...".
"John Wilson" wrote:
> Unless you are into vba the easiest way is to create a one slide custom show
> (make the slide then slide show > custom shows> new) Use the pause button to
> hyperlink to it and then tick "show and return"
> This method though will not continue to show the current screen during the
> To pause you could also use the "S" key which will retain screen info
> vba solution
> Copy both these subs to a module in vb editor
> With your pause button make the mouseover action macro - pauses and the
> click action macro start again
> Move the mouse over the button to pause and click when you want to restart
> (or just use two buttons)
> Sub pauses()
> ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.State = ppSlideShowPaused
> End Sub
> Sub startagain()
> ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View.State = ppSlideShowRunning
> End Sub
> Did that answer the question / help?
> John Wilson
> Microsoft Certified Office Specialist
> "Catherine" wrote:
> > I see the action buttons that will show in a slide show such as "go to next
> > slide" or "go back to the beginning". Is there an action button for "pause"?
> > If not, can I create one?