How to Replace Strings in a PowerPoint Presentation using Node.JS

When sharing PowerPoint documents among various clients and stakeholders, it can be useful to personalize the content where possible. This provides a more professional and personal style to the presentation without needing to drastically change the content. The following API will allow you to replace all instances of a text string in a PPTX file.

The parameters for this function include the input file or file URL, the match string and its replacement string, and an option for matching the case of the replaced string, which can be useful when replacing proper nouns.

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To use this API, run this command to install the SDK:

npm install cloudmersive-convert-api-client --save

You can also add this snippet to your package.json:

"dependencies": {
"cloudmersive-convert-api-client": "^2.4.8"
}

Then, you can call the function:

var CloudmersiveConvertApiClient = require('cloudmersive-convert-api-client');
var defaultClient = CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ApiClient.instance;

This will return an output file with the results of the text string replacement. You can retrieve the API Key from Cloudmersive at no cost and with no commitment. This will give you access to 800 monthly calls across our library of APIs.

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