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6.8 How to Embed in Microsoft PowerPoint 2003


  • Download ActiveICM from
  • Save an ICM file (.icb) containing slides. Click here to see how to make slides.

Embed icb file

  • Open the Insert menu from the top bar of PowerPoint and select Object
  • This opens up the Object dialogue. Select ActiveIcmCtlClass:

  • Click on OK. A file dialogue will then be opened. Open the ICB file you wish to use via this dialogue. IMPORTANT: To avoid later problems, make sure the ICB file is in the same folder as the PowerPoint file.
  • A low-resolution snapshot of the first slide in the ICB file will be shown in the activeICM control you created. You can change the shape of the control by dragging the corners of the control with the mouse, once selected.
  • Right-click on the activeICM control and select the Properties menu item

  • Save the PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint 2007

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