InDesign and PowerPoint

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mtngigi
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Posted Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:49PM
And speaking of asking for help - does anyone know about using ID for making slides for PPT? Does CS3 have this capability?
mtngigi
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Posted Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:02PM

Never mind ... I now know I can set up PPT templates in InDesign. Just have never used the program for that purpose. I almost got a freelance job doing this, but it fell through.


Thanks!
Whiteway
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Posted Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:37AM
You can set up a PowerPoint template design in any design programme. I'd be most surprised if you can create a working PowerPoint template in anything except PowerPoint itself. There are quite marked differences between versions, for one thing.

Also, designing slides in Photoshop is non-optimal, to say the least.
mtngigi
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Posted Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:34PM

Yes, WW, that's what the client was asking for (it was a bit unclear) new templates for PP slides to be done in ID. His files were in a version of ID I couldn't open anyway. Oh well.


 
Whiteway
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Posted Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:20AM
^ I do a lot of template work for design companies that create in InDesign. I don't even have InDesign myself, but a PDF is a more than adequate substitute.
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