Microsoft PowerPoint (PPTX)

PowerPoint presentations contain slides that are usually projected in a presentation. Or, people view them over the internet, either through a website or through a teleconference.

In this window, you can control how memoQ imports Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, 2010, 2013, or Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 (*.pptx or *.potx) documents.

This window is for presentations from PowerPoint 2007 or higher: Use it to import .pptx or *.potx files.

How to get here

  1. Start importing a presentation from PowerPoint 2007 or higher (a .pptx file).
  2. In the Document import options window, select the PowerPoint presentations, and click Change filter & configuration.
  3. The Document import settings window appears. From the Filter drop-down list, choose Microsoft PowerPoint filter.

    Content to import, markup, and Compatibility options to set.

What can you do?

Always use inline tags: Click Import markup as inline tags. The other option is to import all formatting markup as legacy memoQ {tags}, which is not recommended.

If there are text boxes with several lines of text, separated by soft line breaks: Normally, they will be together in one segment, and the soft breaks appear as inline tags. If you need separate segments: Clear the Import soft breaks as inline tags check box.

When you finish

To confirm the settings, and return to the Document import options window: Click OK.

To return the Document import options window, and not change the filter settings: Click Cancel.

If this is a cascading filter, you can change the settings of another filter in the chain: Click the name of the filter at the top of the window.

In the Document import options window: Click OK again to start importing the documents.