How to Make a Web Browser Using PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint has a VisualBasic support, including VisualBasic scripting, buttons and what not. Using this feature, we can make a simple web browser that is cool.

Steps

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    Enable developer menu. Go to "File" menu, then "Options". Then, go to "Customize Ribbon" and check the "Developer" Ribbon on the right.
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    Now, the developer tab will be on the top, where "View", "Review" etc are. Click it and make a Command Button by taking it and dragging.
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    Right click the created button, go to "CommandButton Object" then "Edit". This will allow you to change the text the user will see. Change it to "Go".
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    Go to the developer menu again and create a "TextBox Object" in the same way said in Step 3. This is where you write the website.
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    Pick the "More Controls" button. A window should pop up. Find "Microsoft Web Browser" and drag the box the same way said in Steps 3-4. This is the window itself, so make it pretty big.
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    If you did everything right, it should look like in the picture. Next step we'll code the button.
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    Double-Click the button. A coding menu should pop up. Copy the following code to it: WebBrowser1.Navigate (TextBox1.Text)
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    Press F5 to show it. Write the website in the Text Box and click the button to go to the site. Later on you can make a design!

Tips

  • Developer menu can also be used to set Visual Basic in your Presentations.

Warnings

  • Do not add too much to the browser. If you do, the presentation will crash, and if you want to edit it, it will lag.

Article Info

Categories: PowerPoint Presentations