Configuring PowerPoint to run Flash SWF files do the following:
Adjust security settings to allow Active X controls to run on PowerPoint:
On the Tools menu, click Trust Center, then click Trust Center Settings.
Click ActiveX Settings and check that default is selected (see below)
Playing Flash SWF files in PowerPoint
Shockwave Flash Object must be registered on any computer that plays the Flash file within the
Check whether the Shockwave Flash Object is registered: On the Developer tab:
In the Controls group, click More Controls . If the Shockwave Flash Object appears in the list of
controls, it is registered on your computer.
If it is not registered, download the latest version of the Flash Player from the Adobe Web site to
register the Shockwave Flash Object on your computer.
To add a Flash SWF file to a presentation
1. On Developer tab, click More Controls.
2. Click Shockwave Flash Object, click OK, drag on the slide to draw the control.
3. Right-click the Shockwave Flash Object, then click Properties.
On the Alphabetic tab, click the Movie property.
In value column (blank cell next to Movie), type full path, including the file name (for
5. To set specific options for how animation plays, do the following, and then close the
Properties dialog box:
a. To play the file automatically when the slide is displayed, set the Playing property to
True. If the Flash file has a Start/Rewind control built into it, you can set the Playing
property to False.
If you don't want the animation to play repeatedly, set the Loop property to False.
c. To embed the Flash file so that you can share the presentation with others, set the
EmbedMovie property to True. (For Flash file to run the Shockwave Flash Object
control must be registered on any computer that runs the presentation.)