Progress Bars in PowerPoint
“If you’re going to make people suffer through your presentations you can at least give them the hope of knowing how much longer it will last”
She isn’t wrong. I wanted to make my presentation a little bit more interesting than the average so I googled for a progress bar for powerpoint. I found a site which listed how to do it. I modified the code a little so it picks up the schema from the current slide master and has a page number on it.
You can just copy this into a new module into your PowerPoint’s code behind(hit Alt-F11) and then run it with the little green run arrow. You’ll need to run it again every time you change the slide count.
It comes out with a progress bar at the bottom of each slide which looks like
Now you’ll never have to wonder if I am almost done my ranting.