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Using macros to insert controls into powerpoint slides

Posted on 2003-10-27
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I have this problem that require me to insert a Forms image control into a powerpoing slide using macros.  I found that there are actually two ways that I can do it.  That is, to use Control.Add or AddOleObject.  The problem is that I do not know how to use them.  Specifically, what objects to call them with.  Or maybe there are other ways of adding a control in macros of powerpoint slides?  
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You can also add controls by using Controls toolbar, so you don't have to create them in code.

>The problem is that I do not know how to use them.

What do you mean ? Can you be more specific ?

Do you want to set a property of a control ? For example- do you need to load a picture into the image control ? Or set image picture size mode ?

All these and more could be done manually in properties window. Say you inserted image control (View->Toolbars->Visual Basic -> Controls Toolbox) then you just right click on the control and point to Properties.

Oh, if you ask to do these in code, then it is of course still possible but we should know what you exactly want to do.

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Easier access to controls toolbox which is mentioned in my comment above:

View->Toolbars-> Controls Toolbox

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Hey ! ketani,

I am not sure if i understand you correctly. but if you mean adding controls to a slide through macro at runtime, you can use this code. If this is not what you want please clarify your question and what you plan to do with these controls.

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ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes.AddOLEObject(Left:=138#, Top:=384#, Width:=150#, Height:=60#, ClassName:="Forms.Image.1", Link:=msoFalse).Select
    ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes.AddOLEObject(Left:=138#, Top:=168#, Width:=126#, Height:=60#, ClassName:="Forms.CommandButton.1", Link:=msoFalse).Select
    ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes.AddOLEObject(Left:=132#, Top:=264#, Width:=138#, Height:=54#, ClassName:="Forms.TextBox.1", Link:=msoFalse).Select
    ActiveWindow.Selection.SlideRange.Shapes.AddOLEObject(Left:=132#, Top:=342#, Width:=144#, Height:=42#, ClassName:="Forms.Label.1", Link:=msoFalse).Select
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