Open Powerpoint with password from Excel macro

Jug

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Hello,

Does anyone know how to open a powerpoint slide which has a password through the use of Excel macros? This is what I have so far but it doesn't seem to work the same way it does in Excel. Many thanks.

Dim PPTApp as PowerPoint.Application
Set PPTApp = New PowerPoint.Application
PPTApp.Visible = True
PPTApp.Presentations.Open _
Filename:="X:\PL Module\PL Charts\" & summaryppt.Value & ".ppt", _ ReadOnly:=msoTrue ', Password:="pass", writerespassword:="pass"
 

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Andrew Poulsom

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I think you will have to resort to SendKeys. Powerpoint's Open method doesn't have password arguments like Excel does.
 

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