PowerPoint Import brings in text as "Content Placeholder"


I am new to this forum and new to Storyline 2.  I am trying to convert a PowerPoint to Storyline, but am having trouble converting certain text panes with animation.  When they import, they come in as "Content Placeholders" and lose the animated properties from PPT.  Please see the connected test files and let me know if there is a work around or process to doing this properly.

Thanks in advance!

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Ali Goulet

Hi Mark- Welcome to Heroes! Happy to have you here :)

Tables and SmartArt graphics imported in from PowerPoint will be converted to images, but there are a couple ways around this as outlined in this article.

Some Powerpoint animations are not supported in Storyline 2, such as emphasis animations, and will be ignored once imported. Take a peek at this chart for more information on how PowerPoint animations and transitions are imported.

I would also recommend checking out these tips for importing Microsoft Powerpoint for some things to keep in mind during your converting process.  

Good luck with everything! Please let me know if you have questions.