Re: I want to use a Word template (which allows me to write in Gre
From: Bill Dilworth (vestprog2_at_yahoo.org)
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 07:37:39 -0500
PowerPoint uses .POT template files, not .dot Word templates. Both of these
pull fonts from the fonts installed on the computer.
I'm not following what you are saying and don't know if it is because I do
not use Word that much or we are miscommunicating on labels. If the people
at the university made you a new font, then that font should be available in
PowerPoint as well. I do not understand how making a custom template
enables you to write in a different language.
-- Bill Dilworth Microsoft PPT MVP Team =============== Please spend a few minutes checking vestprog2@ out www.pptfaq.com This link will yahoo. answer most of our questions, before com you think to ask them. Change org to com to defuse anti-spam, ant-virus, anti-nuisance misdirection. . . "Rhapsode" <Rhapsode@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:257B38DA-FFA9-48B7-90A0-3B3743073254@microsoft.com... > Thanks Bill, > > I should have said that I am using a form of zncient Greek which is not > entirely the same as modern Greek. When using it in Word I create > documents > using a special template (made up by my university) which can handle all > the > various subscripts and superscripts as well as the basic font. It is this > template that I would like to use in Powerpoint so that I can use the font > as > I can in in Word. > Would I be right in presuming that Powerpoint uses the normal.dot template > from Word? If this is the case then I guess that there is a way of > direccting > Powerpoint to my Greek template?? > Peter > > "Bill Dilworth" wrote: > >> You should be able to set the base language that PowerPoint uses via the >> Office language tool. I believe that Greek is one of the options. This >> tool is an optional add-on when you install PowerPoint or any other >> Office >> product, so you may need to update the installation from the CDs >> selecting >> custom install and check the language tools. Check under Start -> >> Programs -> Microsoft Office -> Microsoft Office Tools -> Language Tools. >> >> -- >> Bill Dilworth >> Microsoft PPT MVP Team >> =============== >> Please spend a few minutes checking vestprog2@ >> out www.pptfaq.com This link will yahoo. >> answer most of our questions, before com >> you think to ask them. >> >> Change org to com to defuse anti-spam, >> ant-virus, anti-nuisance misdirection. >> .. >> .. >> >> "Rhapsode" <Rhapsode@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message >> news:8B7FB58D-4B6E-4564-BBC6-58351E7F0DDE@microsoft.com... >> >I have a template in Word which allows me to write in Greek. I would >> >like >> >to >> > know whether there is a way to use this template in Powerpoint so that >> > I >> > can >> > quickly and easily create slides in Greek? Using the file import is >> > just >> > too >> > slow for the amount of slides I need to create. >> > I use Microsoft office XP >> >> >>