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You set up a presentation that contains an OLE object to run on a second monitor in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 or in Microsoft PowerPoint2002. Then, you view the slide show and then click the object on the second monitor to open the object. When you do this, the object opens by using the associated program on the first monitor instead of opening on the second (presentation) monitor as expected.
For example, you set up a presentation that contains a Microsoft Excel worksheet to run on a second monitor. You view the slide show and then click the worksheet on the second monitor to open the worksheet in Excel. When you do this, Excel opens the worksheet on the first monitor instead of on the second (presentation) monitor.
To work around this issue, drag the object window to the second monitor, and then save the presentation. PowerPoint remembers this location. Therefore, the next time that you run the slide show and click the object on the second monitor to open the object by using the associated program, the object opens on the second (presentation) monitor.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
How to set up a presentation to run on a second monitorTo use this procedure, you must have dual-monitor hardware installed, and you must use a computer that is running one of the following operating systems:
Note PowerPoint 2007 is supported only on Windows XP or on Windows Vista.
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