Presenter '09 will delete the contents of a slide master if PowerVote Quiz is installed

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If you have PowerVote Quiz and Articulate Presenter '09 installed on the same computer, you may notice that the content of your slide masters are deleted if you publish a presentation using Articulate Presenter '09.  For example, formatting that you apply to the Slide Master in PowerPoint may not be included in your Presenter '09 published output.

This is a known issue.  You can correct it by disabling the PowerVote Quiz add-in for PowerPoint before publishing your Presenter '09 presentation.  Here's how:

PowerPoint 2007

  1. In PowerPoint, click the round Microsoft Office button in the upper left corner.
  2. Select PowerPoint Options.
  3. Select the Add-ins tab on the left side of the screen.
  4. From the Manage drop-down list, select PowerPoint Add-ins, and click the Go button.
  5. Deselect the check box for PowerVote.
  6. Click the Close button.

PowerPoint 2003

  1. Download this zip file.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. Double-click the PowerVoteOff.reg file.
  4. Click the Yes button when prompted to accept the registry change.
  5. Click OK to acknowledge the change.

If you wish to re-enable PowerVote, do the following:

PowerPoint 2007

  1. In PowerPoint, click the round Microsoft Office button in the upper left corner.
  2. Select PowerPoint Options.
  3. Select the Add-ins tab on the left side of the screen.
  4. From the Manage drop-down list, select PowerPoint Add-ins, and click the Go button.
  5. Select the check box for PowerVote.
  6. Click the Close button.

PowerPoint 2003

  1. Double-click the PowerVoteOn.reg file from the zip file downloaded above.
  2. Click the Yes button when prompted to accept the registry change.
  3. Click OK to acknowledge the change.