Trial download (780 KB) is available. Click here to download Shyam's Toolbox version 2.0 setup file. In the window that pops up, select Save it to disk. Once the file has been downloaded, install it by following the instructions provided below.
Operating System - Win95/98/2000/ME/NT/XP/2003
Shyam's Toolbox requires a valid installation of Microsoft PowerPoint 97 or later.
In an XP installation it is essential that the Visual Basic environment has been installed on the target machine.
In PowerPoint 2000 or later the macro security settings should be set to MEDIUM for the add-in to be loaded. The add-in fails to load if is set on HIGH. Once the add-in is loaded, the security settings can be set back to HIGH.
Requires approx 2MB of disk space.
Click on Tools | Add-ins to bring up the add-ins window.
Click on Add to bring up the 'Add New PowerPoint Add-in' dialog box (shown below). Navigate to the folder where the Toolbox was installed and select the Add-in file (Toolbox.ppa)and click on OK.
Highlight the add-in name (Toolbox) and click on Load to load the add-in.
You might be prompted with the macro virus warning. Enable the macros. When the Add-in is properly loaded, it will display a 'X' against the add-in name.
That's it. You have successfully loaded the add-in. A new popup, 'Shyam's Toolbox' will appear on the main menu.
Note: If you are a PowerPoint 2000 or later user, ensure that the security level is set to MEDIUM. If set to HIGH it will prevent the add-in from loading. Launch PowerPoint. Check that the macro settings are set to a security level - MEDIUM
1. Select Tools | Macros | Security on the security level tab, check MEDIUM.
2. Click on OK
Once the add-in has been loaded you can set the Security level back to HIGH.
Disclaimer & license agreement
Please read the disclaimer & license agreement included in the setup file.