VB in Powerpoint

Posted on 2001-06-14
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I am writing a VB macro i Powerpoint.  I simply want to perform a find and replace for a string of text.  HOw can i do this?


Question by:jordo2798
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If this is just something you need to do in code, then you can use the Replace function.

strText = Replace(strText as string, strToFind, strToReplaceWith)

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i might have phrased my question wrong...its not a "string" of text..i need a macro which finds one word which appears frequently in the presntation, and replace it with different word.  

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