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Office Automation :: PowerPoint: Using Pres.SaveAs In PresentationBeforeSave Event?

I have created an addin specifically for Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 that will cature any save attempts made by the end-user. The purpose is it analyse where the file is saved to and to take a copy of the saved file for version control.I have created a module level object mobjPPT which contains my PowerPoint application object and have assigned the PresentationBeforeSave event to my sub 'PowerPointSave'. Everything works up until the point it hits the 'Pres.SaveAs' line and throws the following error:

System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80004005): Presentation (unknown member) : Failed.
at Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PresentationClass.SaveAs(String FileName, PpSaveAsFileType FileFormat, MsoTriState EmbedTrueTypeFonts)
at PPTSave.Connect.PowerPointSave(Presentation Pres, Boolean& Cancel)

I have tried calling SaveAs on the mobjPPT object instead but get the same results.Here is the offending item:

Private Sub PowerPointSave(ByVal Pres As Presentation, ByRef Cancel As Boolean)
Dim dlgResult As DialogResult = Nothing
Dim dlgFilter As Microsoft.Office.Core.FileDialogFilters = Nothing


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