Is there a way to export PPT as a PDF file/PPTX file from powerpoint add-in taskpane ?

Eldhose Peter 6 Reputation points

I would like to export the current PowerPoint Presentation as a PDF file/PPTX file from the add-in taskpane to local machine.
Is there any Javascript API that would help me with this ?

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  1. Eldhose Peter 6 Reputation points

    I have found a way.

    1. Using the getFileAsync(fileType, options, callback) method you will get a byte array for the file format(PDF,compressed,text) specified by you in the options.
    2. Convert byte array to base64 encoding.
    3. Write the base64 encoded bytes to the respective file type in local system in base64 format.

    This worked for me.

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