"No PowerPoint presentations are running" message when publishing from Engage to Presenter

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If you are attempting to publish an Engage interaction into an open PowerPoint presentation, you may encounter the following message:

No PowerPoint presentations are running

First, be sure that both Articulate add-ins are properly enabled in PowerPoint.

If the issue persists, please do the following:

  1. Close PowerPoint and Engage.
  2. Right-click the icon that you use to launch Engage '09, and select Properties.
  3. Select the Shortcut tab.
  4. Click the Advanced button.
  5. Select the check box to Run as Administrator.
  6. Click the OK button twice to save your change.
  7. Then right-click the icon that you use to launch PowerPoint, and select Properties.
  8. Repeat steps 3-6.

Open your presentation and your interaction, and attempt to publish again.

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Another option for publishing an interaction into a presentation is to go to Articulate > Engage Interaction in PowerPoint, and select Add Existing. Details here.