Export slides to powerpoint not available from the presentation dropdown menu.

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Hi, Using version 17.2.208 with MS Office 2016 64-bits only the menu item "Microsoft Powerpoint" is available.  Export works but is in text format only. The menu item "Export slides to Microsoft Powerpoint" is not available.

Can anyone help to resolve this issue?

Kind regards,


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aHa!Coaching, Champion

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The PowerPoint export has been increasingly limited in functionality between versions of MindManager, so I think this is as good as it's going to get.

A work around could be to export the Slides to PDF and use this to present the Slides?
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Ary Velstra, Expert Trainer

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It is a pity that MindManager developers spend so much time and effort in reducing functionality that was:
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While the ability to export using PowerPoint's very basic default shapes was removed a version or two ago, I don't recall MM ever allowing export of slides as images to PowerPoint. This is why Olympic Limited incorporated the ability to do this as part of the MAP add-in for MM, starting with version 1.6 of MAP.

This feature is easy to use and you can also export slides to Word or as images. One downside however is the resulting PowerPoint slides aren't very high resolution. If you need better resolution I described a method for doing this using a virtual image printer on my blog a few years ago: https://sociamind.com/2014/09/13/update-an-easier-way-to-export-mindmanager-slides-to-powerpoint/