PPT: Sample VB Code that Inserts Title Slide and Title Text

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SUMMARY

This article provides a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro (Sub procedure) that inserts a new slide based on the Title Slide AutoLayout at the end of the active presentation and then inserts the title text.

NOTE: The sample code is designed to run from a presentation editing session or from a slide show.

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Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.

Sample Visual Basic Procedure

   Sub AddTitleSlide()

      ' Change this string to the title you want to use for your slide.
      Const stringMyTitle As String = "This is a Title"

      Dim slideObject As Slide
      Dim longSlideCount As Long

      ' Determine how many slides are in the presentation.
      longSlideCount = ActivePresentation.Slides.Count

      With ActivePresentation.Slides

         ' Insert a slide at the end of the presentation using the Title
         ' Slide AutoLayout.
         Set slideObject = .Add(longSlideCount + 1, ppLayoutTitleOnly)

      End With

      ' Inserts the text you want to use for the title.
      slideObject.Shapes.Title.TextFrame.TextRange.Text = stringMyTitle

   End Sub
				

REFERENCES

For more information about creating Visual Basic for Applications macros, click the Office Assistant in Microsoft PowerPoint, type "how to create a macro," click Search, and then click to view "Create a macro in Visual Basic Editor."

For more information about running Visual Basic for Applications macros, click the Office Assistant in Microsoft PowerPoint, type "how to run a macro," click Search, and then click to view "Run a macro."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
176476 OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions
For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
163435 VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications

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Article ID: 162612 - Last Review: October 11, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 98 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Standard Edition
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