Powerpoint dilemma...

  Mr Confused 10:42 29 Sep 2005
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I have created a presentation using Powerpoint which is going to be sent via email. The presentation has confidential information in it, I would like the presentation to be viewed only once and then delete itself.

I was thinking of running a macro or visual basic script. Ideally I would like to erase the file permanently from the persons computer. However, if this is not possible, I was thinking another solution would be to run the presentation and at the end delete all of the slides and use save (to effectively save a blank presentation). Any thoughts on how I can do this?

  Catastrophe 11:07 29 Sep 2005

How about putting it on a (new) website for a limited period? Arrange a time to view. Then delete.

But could it be copied from the website? And could it be copied from email copy anyway?

  Yoda Knight 12:59 29 Sep 2005

If you use the VBA thats built in you should be able to disable it at least. Maybe after a certain date ?

  Mr Confused 14:30 29 Sep 2005

Thanks for that I'll have a little play around with VBA later and get back to you.

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