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Exception thrown when converting certain PPTX to HTML in .NET

The following exception is thrown when converting the attached PPTX to HTML with GroupDocs Viewer:
GroupDocs.Viewer.Exceptions.GroupDocsViewerException: ‘Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.’

GroupDocs Viewer 22.11 was used without any special options, just the default for HTML conversion.

@Clemens_Pestuka

I have reproduced this issue with HtmlViewOptions.ForEmbeddedResources and got an exception on the 17th slide. As soon as we have any new information we’ll update you.

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@Clemens_Pestuka

During the investigation, we found a workaround for this issue. Set viewOptions.ForPrinting to true to avoid the exception.

 using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer(fileName))
 {
     HtmlViewOptions viewOptions =
         HtmlViewOptions.ForEmbeddedResources(pageFileFormat);
     viewOptions.ForPrinting = true;
 
     viewer.View(viewOptions);
 }
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@vladimir.litvinchik

Thank you for the workaround, I can confirm that this is working :+1:

@Clemens_Pestuka

You’re welcome, we’ll update you when we have any new information.

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