Cannot open the predefined report in PowerPoint format in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

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Problem(Abstract)

When you generate a predefined report in PowerPoint (PPT) format by using the Create Predefined Reports option of IBM® InfoSphere® Optim™ Performance Manager, you cannot open this report with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

Cause

The reports are generated with Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT). BIRT generates the PPT files in MHTML format that is not supported for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

Resolving the problem

To solve the problem, do these steps:

  1. Change the file extension from .ppt to .pht.
  2. Open the file in Microsoft PowerPoint.

For more information about the bug report, see Cannot open report exported to .ppt in microsoft powerpoint 2010.
For more information about the features and functions that are not supported for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, see Discontinued features and modified functionality in PowerPoint 2010.

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Document information


More support for:

InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager

Software version:

4.1, 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.1.1, 5.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1625103

Modified date:

2013-02-12

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