Break All External Links In Your PowerPoint Presentation

Break All External Links In Your PowerPoint Presentation

What VBA Code Does

This PowerPoint VBA macro code will break any external link from your PowerPoint presentation.  Typically these occur when pasting in Tables and Charts from Microsoft Excel.

How To Break All External Links in Excel

Sub BreakAllExcelLinks()
'PURPOSE: Break any external links in your PowerPoint presentation

Dim shp As Shape
Dim sld As Slide

'Loop Through Each Slide in ActivePresentation
  For Each sld In ActivePresentation.Slides
    For Each shp In sld.Shapes
      On Error Resume Next
      On Error GoTo 0
    Next shp
  Next sld

End Sub

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