How To Create A PowerPoint Presentation Using C#

first in the new project we need to press “Add reference” go to “com” tag and choose the
1)microsoft graph 12.0 object library
2)microsoft PowerPoint 12.0 object library

in your form add:

using Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint;
using Microsoft.Office.Core;

second use that code :
(it’s winform with one button)

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint;
using Microsoft.Office.Core;

namespace testToCreatePttFileFromImages
    public partial class Form1 : Form
        public Form1()

        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            string pictureFileName = "C:\\picToVideo\\2.jpg";

            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Application pptApplication = new Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Application();

            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Slides slides;
            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint._Slide slide;
            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.TextRange objText;

            // Create the Presentation File
            Presentation pptPresentation = pptApplication.Presentations.Add(MsoTriState.msoTrue);

            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.CustomLayout customLayout = pptPresentation.SlideMaster.CustomLayouts[Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PpSlideLayout.ppLayoutText];

            // Create new Slide
            slides = pptPresentation.Slides;
            slide = slides.AddSlide(1, customLayout);

            // Add title
            objText = slide.Shapes[1].TextFrame.TextRange;
            objText.Text = "The Header Of The Presentation";
            objText.Font.Name = "Arial";
            objText.Font.Size = 32;

            //objText = slide.Shapes[2].TextFrame.TextRange;
            //objText.Text = "this text come after the heading with bullet";

            Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Shape shape = slide.Shapes[2];
            slide.Shapes.AddPicture(pictureFileName, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoTrue, shape.Left, shape.Top, shape.Width, shape.Height);

            //slide.NotesPage.Shapes[2].TextFrame.TextRange.Text = "the text is for the notes to specific page";

            pptPresentation.SaveAs(@"c:\picToVideo\fppt.pptx", Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PpSaveAsFileType.ppSaveAsDefault, MsoTriState.msoTrue);


if you want to see project that i made with that check this link

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3 Responses to How To Create A PowerPoint Presentation Using C#

  1. janewdaisy says:

    Nice article, sir.

    For those who cannot program with Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint, I suggest using a free Presentation component to create PowerPoint Slide in C#, the method is pretty easy

    //create PPT document
    Presentation presentation = new Presentation();
    //add new slide
    //append new shape
    IAutoShape shape = presentation.Slides[0].Shapes.AppendShape(ShapeType.Rectangle, new RectangleF(50, 150, 600, 200));
    shape.ShapeStyle.LineColor.Color = Color.White;
    shape.Fill.FillType = Spire.Presentation.Drawing.FillFormatType.None;
    //add text to shape
    shape.AppendTextFrame(“The sample demonstrates how to set Animations in PPT using Spire.Presentation.”);
    //add new paragraph
    shape.TextFrame.Paragraphs.Append(new TextParagraph());
    //add text to paragraph
    shape.TextFrame.Paragraphs[1].TextRanges.Append(new TextRange(“Text String”));
    More details –

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ugur says:

    How can i add music this example ?

    Thank u


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