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Absolute Beginner's Guide to VBA by Paul McFedries

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9. Programming PowerPoint

In This Chapter

• Opening, creating, and working with PowerPoint presentations

• Creating, inserting, and manipulating PowerPoint slides

Adding shapes to a slide and formatting those shapes

Assigning slide show settings and running a slide show

• Using VBA to create an entire PowerPoint presentation from scratch

This chapter shows you how to leverage your VBA knowledge in the PowerPoint environment by examining a few PowerPoint objects and their associated properties, methods, and events. To illustrate these items, I'll build an example presentation strictly by using VBA code.

PowerPoint's Application Object

Chapter 5, “Working with Objects,” ran through some Application object properties and methods that are common ...

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