Update: Adobe Connect and Office 2007
Back in April, when we first began moving to Office, 2007, I posted a note of caution when using Powerpoint 2007 with Adobe Connect.
Recently, Adobe Connect released an update which appears to take care of many of these problems. Note:
- You will still need to save Powerpoint files for Adobe Connect in 97-2003 format (.ppt files)
- Most 2007 themes now translate correctly in terms of color and fonts when uploaded to Connect meetings (all the themes I've tested have worked, but I haven't tested all available themes)
- Bullets sometimes convert correctly and sometimes do not. There are always bullets, but they are not always the bullet type in the original theme.
- There is a new plug-in for creating Adobe Presenter presentations
At this point, If you're planning a Connect meeting and will be using Powerpoint, you may want to upload a sample file once you've selected a theme to be sure that the particular theme (and especially the bullets) will look acceptable in Connect.
Posted by dcoates at July 18, 2007 10:08 AM