Lyle Johnson wrote:

> similarly bad on any non-Microsoft web browser (I know, big shock there). Is
> anyone aware of a free tool that does a decent job of converting PP2000
> slides to HTML or some other portable format (maybe PDF?)


Some quick searches brought up:

http://web.mit.edu/cwis/faq/webify.html
Converts postscript slides to gifs and html, and gives instructions for 
printing to .ps from powerpoint (basically choose a ps printer and print 
to a file).

http://www.rdpslides.com/ppt2html/
A professional (i.e. not free) solution

Hope this helps

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