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Is there a way to embed a PowerPoint presentation in Confluence so that animations appear?

I know I can embed a PPTX so that users can preview it, but then they don't see the animations. Is there a way for them to also see the animations on my wiki?


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Unfortunately, I don't believe this is possible with out-of-the-box functionality. You can try to use the HTML Macro and find a slideshow widget. That would be the best option, outside of a Confluence add-in.



One year down the track - is this still the case? thanks, julie

2 year down the track. And it's still the case. 

Thanks ,


We are also stuck with this problem. We are on Confluence Cloud and when we want to embed an Office document with it's macro (e.g. Powepoint, Word or Excel). We follow the steps:

  • Attach document to it's according page
  • Use Office Powerpoint macro
    • Select the attached Powerpoint document
    • Select the page that must contain the document
    • Specify width and height embedding

But when I click on 'Insert' nothing happens, also nothing happens when I click on the 'Refresh' icon.

I have tried it with a .pptx, .ppt and a .docx file and in all cases the same result. Can someone help us out?

We got it fixed with this answer.

Hi @Ben_Gold @Julie Chamberlain @AJ V ,

       I'm from Zoho Show and believe we could solve your problem with our add-on
Zoho Show for Confluence Cloud. With our add-on , you can now import , edit and manage all your powerpoint files in your confluence space , without switching between apps and user accounts.

We support pptx,ppt and ppsx file formats.

Please visit our page about our cool animation options.

Here's our Atlassian Marketplace page. Install and give it a try :) 

Would love to hear more from you!


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