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Application.FileConverters Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns information about installed file converters. Returns null if there are no converters installed. Read-only Variant.


expression. FileConverters( Index1, Index2 )

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
Index1OptionalVariantThe long name of the converter, including the file-type search string in Windows (for example, "Lotus 1-2-3 Files (.wk)").
Index2OptionalVariantThe path of the converter DLL or code resource.


If you do not specify the index arguments, this property returns an array that contains information about all the installed file converters. Each row in the array contains information about a single file converter, as shown in the following table.

1The long name of the converter
2The path of the converter DLL or code resource
3The file-extension search string


The following example displays a message if the Multiplan file converter is installed.

installedCvts = Application.FileConverters

foundMultiplan = False

If Not IsNull(installedCvts) Then

    For arrayRow = 1 To UBound(installedCvts, 1)

        If installedCvts(arrayRow, 1) Like "*Multiplan*" Then

            foundMultiplan = True

            Exit For

        End If

    Next arrayRow

End If

If foundMultiplan = True Then

    MsgBox "Multiplan converter is installed"


    MsgBox "Multiplan converter is not installed"

End If

See also


Application Object

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