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

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If you are attempting to publish a Quizmaker quiz 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 Quizmaker.
  2. Right-click the icon that you use to launch Quizmaker '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 quiz, and attempt to publish again.

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Another option for publishing a quiz into a presentation is to go to Articulate > Quizmaker Quiz in PowerPoint, and select Add ExistingDetails here.