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Mastering VBA for Microsoft® Office 2010 by Richard Mansfield

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Chapter 25. Working with Shapes and Running Slide Shows

In the previous chapter, you learned to work with Presentation objects, Slide objects, and Master objects. In this chapter, you'll learn to work with Shape objects to manipulate the contents of slides and with HeaderFooter objects to control the contents of headers and footers. You'll also see how to set up and run a slide show using VBA.

In this chapter you will learn to do the following:

  • Work with shapes

  • Work with headers and footers

  • Set up and run a slide show

Working with Shapes

Most of the objects on a typical PowerPoint slide are Shape objects. For example, a title box is a Shape object, as is a picture or a Word table that you've pasted in. You access the Shape objects through the Shapes ...

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