Microsoft PowerPoint 97–2003 (PPT)

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 presentations from Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or earlier (these are *.ppt or *.pot documents).

This window is for presentations from PowerPoint 2003 or earlier: Use it to import .ppt or *.pot files.

How to get here

  1. Start importing a presentation from PowerPoint 2003 or earlier (a .ppt file).
  2. In the Document import options window, select the PowerPoint presentations, and click Change filter and configuration.
  3. The Document import settings window appears. From the Filter drop-down list, choose Microsoft PowerPoint 97–2003 filter.

    Document import settings for Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003 filer showing dropdowns for selecting filter and filter configuration, add cascading filter clickable link, select import type, content to import, locally defined formatting, markup, and compatibility options to set. At the bottom, there are OK, Cancel, and Help buttons.

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

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

  • 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.