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Overview

Essential Presentation is a .NET PowerPoint library that allows you to create, read, open, and edit PowerPoint presentations in Xamarin applications.


General Information

Blazing Fast Performance

Optimized for use in a server environment where speed and low memory usage are critical.

No Server Deployment Fees

There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, making Essential Presentation very cost-effective.

Create, Edit, and Save PowerPoint Presentations

Essential Presentation gives you the ability to create PowerPoint presentations from scratch and save them to disk or stream with just a few lines of code. Existing presentations can also be opened and manipulated.

Powerful and Comprehensive API

All the elements in a typical PowerPoint presentation, like slides, text, images, tables, charts, and shapes, are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs. It only takes a few lines of code to create or manipulate richly formatted PowerPoint presentations.

Wide Support for PowerPoint Elements

Essential Presentation provides support for the most common elements in a PowerPoint presentation such as slides, paragraphs, text, images, bullets and numbering, charts, SmartArt diagrams, shapes, tables, styles, formatting, and more.

Fully Documented

Essential Presentation comes with extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples.


Slides

Slide Layout

Create slides with nine predefined layouts. Custom slide layouts can also be designed by modifying the built-in layouts.

Notes Pages

Create, read, and edit notes pages in a PowerPoint slide.

Show and Hide Slides

Change the visibility of particular slides in a PowerPoint presentation. Hidden slides will not be visible in slide shows.


Slide elements

Shapes

Essential Presentation allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, format, and delete shapes in a PowerPoint slide.

Rich Text and Formatting

Includes support to add, format, and delete text. Also provides support for all the formatting options supported by Microsoft PowerPoint, such as bold, italic, subscript, superscript, text color, highlight color, font, paragraph alignment, indentation, and more.

Charts

Create and edit more than 80 chart types with elements like chart title, legend, axis title, data labels, line styles, and more.

Tables

Create, modify, and format tables to keep data organized. Cell and row-level operations like adding rows or columns, inserting rows or columns, and deleting rows or columns are also supported. Built-in table styles are available that are equivalent to Microsoft PowerPoint table styles.

Images

Insert, delete, replace, and format pictures in a PowerPoint slide.

SmartArt

Create, modify, and format 134 SmartArt diagrams to quickly make a visual representation of data with ease.

Bullets and Numbering

Add and manipulate single-level and multilevel lists, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint.


Copy and Paste

Copy Slides

A slide can be copied and pasted to the same or a different PowerPoint presentation.

Paste Options

Copied slides can be merged with source and destination formatting.

Slide Elements

Slide elements like text, shapes, charts, tables, images, and more can be copied and moved between PowerPoint presentations.


Organize

Sections

Sections help organize your slides into meaningful groups. Essential Presentation allows you to add, remove, and rename sections easily, and slides can be added, removed, and moved from one section to another.

Reorder Slides

Essential Presentation allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, and delete slides in PowerPoint presentations.


Security

Encryption and Decryption

Read and write encrypted PowerPoint presentations.

Prevent Changes to Final Versions

PowerPoint presentations can be marked as final to prevent editing and make the file read-only. For further editing, you must disable the ‘Mark as final’ status.


Review

Comments

Add, reply to, modify, and delete comments in a PowerPoint slide.


Feature Matrix

Document Content Features PowerPoint 2007-2016
Create PowerPoint presentations from scratch or edit an existing presentation.
Open existing PowerPoint presentations from the file system or stream.
Save PowerPoint presentation to a local file, stream.
Create, access, and modify paragraphs and text.
Create, access, and modify bullets and numbering.
Create, access, and modify images.
Create, access, and modify tables, rows, and cells.
Create, access, and modify shapes.
Create, access, and modify charts.
Access and modify placeholders.
Create, access, and modify SmartArt diagrams.
Create, access, and modify comments.
Create, access, and modify sections.
Create, access, and modify hyperlinks.
Create, access, and modify slide notes.
Copy and move slide elements between PowerPoint presentations.
Merge multiple PowerPoint presentations.
Encrypt and open password-protected PowerPoint presentations.
Iterate over slide content.
Insert OLE objects in PowerPoint presentations.
Access and modify built-in document properties.
Create, access, and modify custom document properties.

PRICING

Get our entire suite of file-format manipulation components for

$995 per user

  • Includes libraries for reading and writing Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files.
  • NO server deployment fees.

130+ XAMARIN CONTROLS


ALL CONTROLS
  • Xamarin.Forms
  • Xamarin.Android
  • Xamarin.iOS

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