A PowerPoint .pptx to LATeX .tex Convertor Tool
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a colleague of mine is making some very nice latex-based presentations , including a dynamically generated section-overview on each slide. since all my current slidedecks are made in powerpoint i started working on a small tool that converts .pptx to .tex latex files. (make note: this tool won’t work with oldschool .ppt files!)
- all titles
- including identation
- all section headers
- option to include hidden slides
- each image is extracted and save as a separate file
i’m using the
open xml sdk 2.0
which allows more easy parsing of .pptx using c#. more info on how the tool was made might show up here some day.
other features that i’d like to include is the ability to export the notes (shouldn’t be a problem) and some simple text formatting information (bit harder).
you can download the sourcecode on github: https://github.com/timdams/pptx2tex
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