*UPDATE* Please see part two of this blog post for an updated version that creates a auto summary slides for PowerPoint 2010 with hyperlinks!
Download the Create Summary Slide Macro PowerPoint 2010 slide deck here.
In PowerPoint 2003 and earlier there was a button you could press that would automagically create a Summary Slide or Table of Contents Slide for you based upon slides you’d selected in Slide Sorter.
It got taken away in PowerPoint 2007, and it’s still missing in 2010! So tonight I wrote this macro. Apologies for any errors. It’s very, very late.
To the extent possible under law, Joel Jeffery has waived all copyright and related or neighbouring rights to InsertSummary() Macro for PowerPoint 2010. This work is published from United Kingdom. Why am I bothering to licensed this under Creative Commons? Because some folks are selling similar functionality as a PowerPoint Add-In and I think it should be free. Enjoy!
You’ll also need the QSortInPlace method by Chip Pearson.
To use, simply select all the slides you want to use for your summary (for instance, in Slide Sorter view) and run the InsertSummary() macro.
Here’s the result:
One bullet point bearing the title of each slide you include.