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This article contains a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro (Sub procedure) that retrieves the slide number of the slide you are currently working on and then displays the slide number in a message box.
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Sample Visual Basic Procedure
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:
176476For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/176476/EN-US/ )OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Article ID: 163194 - Last Review: October 11, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
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