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From Hyoung joon Jun <>
Subject Re: about conversion from PPT(PPTX) to image (jpg,bmp and so on)
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:53:27 GMT
Hi. ALG.

Thanks for your well explanation.  is there a way I can work around
for me to implement conversion from ppt to jpg(or other image format)
in C/C++ ?

Thanks & warm regards

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Armin <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Hyoung joon Jun <> wrote:
>> Hi. all
>> I have searched  archive of OpenOffice developer's mails for document
>> conversion, more precisely from PPT(PPTx) to image(jpg, bmp and so on)
>> in C/C++.  I download the openoffice source code and it is really huge
>> to dissect and locate a particular feature such as "export" feature in
>> OpenOffice impress which allows a user to export PPT to image.
>> I am not quite sure if this functionality was implemented in pure
>> C/C++ or Apache POI; as long as I know, I guess POI is used  in Java
>> for it.
>> No one clearly described about this feature in email archive
>> ( would you give me a hand  ?
>> 1. if this export function is implemented in pure c/c++. can you tell
>> me which portion of OpenOffice source code  I can go and look into ?
> It's mainly in c++, but you will not find it isolated somewhere, it's more
> a result of multiple core features working together. I'm pretty sure it
> will not be possible to simply extract a 'PPT to image' function. In
> practise the office is used in various situations as server in headless
> running mode; then applications communicate with it over UNO API and e.g.
> send it a PPT and make it send back an image (or any other available
> format, presentations anyways will not be handled well with one image).
>> 2. if this export function is implemented in java using POI, is there
>> any open source  I may bump into for conversion ? it looks
>> imageMagick does not support conversion from PPT. to image.
> That conversion is highly complex, nothing I would expect to see in
> imageMagick too soon.
>> I hope that I can hear some. it would be greatly appreciated.
> --

Thank you
Best regards

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