Is it possible to export a status report to power point?

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I have it on another quick base application but don't have admin writes to see how it was done.

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Kevin

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Scott

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With vanilla quickbase... No, there's no way to directly export a report into powerpoint.  As far as I am aware, there's no third party developer that currently does this.  Perhaps if your pocketbook is deep enough you can coax one into developing this for you?

You can export status reports to PDF with ExactFormsPlus, this is something that my company does frequently.  But power point, not that I'm aware of.
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David Maskasky

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Hi Kevin,

If you have sharing permissions to that application, you can give yourself Admin rights through a hack that I discovered.  Feel free to send me an email to understand how this is accomplished.  (David@WorkableSolutionsLLC.com).

For your question, custom development would be required.  I have set something up like this once before.  I built a web service to receive a cross-origin request from Quickbase to download all necessary information.  Then, using Microsoft's COM API, I have automated adding content to Microsoft products such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.

I very rarely say that something cannot be done.  But rather, it is often a true statement that it can't be done natively.  By using web services, it is very easy to extend Quickbase functionality.



Hope this helps!

Best regards, David Maskasky