Sample code to add the path and file name to each slide


This article contains a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro (Sub procedure) that adds the path and file name to the footer of each slide in a presentation. If you change the name or location of the presentation, you can run the macro again to update the footer.

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Sample Visual Basic Procedure

   Sub UpdatePath()

' Macro to add the path and file name to each slide's footer.
Dim PathAndName As String
Dim FeedBack As Integer

' Place a message box warning prior to replacing footers.
FeedBack = MsgBox( _
"This Macro replaces any existing text that appears " & _
"within your current footers " & Chr(13) & _
"with the presentation name and its path. " & _
"Do you want to continue?", vbQuestion + vbYesNo, _

' If no is selected in the dialog box, quit the macro.
If FeedBack = vbNo Then
End If

' Gets the path and file name and converts the string to lowercase.
PathAndName = LCase(ActivePresentation.Path & "\" & _

' Checks whether there is a Title Master, and if so, updates the
' path.
If ActivePresentation.HasTitleMaster Then
With ActivePresentation.TitleMaster.HeadersFooters
With .Footer
.Text = PathAndName
End With
End With
End If

' Updates the slide master.
With ActivePresentation.SlideMaster.HeadersFooters
With .Footer
.Text = PathAndName
End With
End With

' Updates the individual slides that do not follow the master.
Dim X As Integer
For X = 1 to ActivePresentation.Slides.Count
With ActivePresentation.Slides(X).HeadersFooters
With .Footer
.Text = PathAndName
End With
End With

End Sub


For more information about how to use the sample code in this article, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
212536 OFF2000: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles

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