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.

    Document import settings for Microsoft PowerPoint filer showing dropdowns for selecting filter and filter configuration, content to import, locally defined formatting, 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.