Excel VBA Add SmartArt to new PowerPoint presentation from Excel

Hi

I have the following code to add a new smart art object to Excel. Is it possible to copy the code through to PowerPoint?

Thanks

Set oSALayout = Application.SmartArtLayouts(92)
    'Set oShp = ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddSmartArt(oSALayout)
    Dim cellleft As Integer: cellleft = Range("A1").Left
    Dim celltop As Integer: celltop = Range("A1").Top
    Set oShp = ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddSmartArt(oSALayout, cellleft, celltop, 550, 1300)

    Set QNodes = oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes
    For i = 1 To 5      'delete all included nodes
        oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes(1).Delete
    Next
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
HI,

pls try

Set oSALayout = Application.SmartArtLayouts(92)
Set sld = Application.ActiveWindow.View.Slide
 
Set oShp = sld.Shapes.AddSmartArt(oSALayout, 0, 0, 550, 1300)

Set QNodes = oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes
For i = 1 To 5      'delete all included nodes
    oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes(1).Delete
Next

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Jamie GarrochPowerPoint Consultant & DeveloperCommented:
You can set the SmartArt to match the size of your side with the following code (or add a margin as required). Also note that in order to delete all nodes, you need to count backwards in the collection (I also changed 1 to i in the loop). Finally, it is good practice to declare all variables to avoid errors.

Option Explicit

Sub InsertSmartArt()
  Dim oSALayout As SmartArtLayout
  Dim oSld As Slide
  Dim oShp As Shape
  Dim i As Integer, QNodes As SmartArtNodes
  
  Set oSALayout = Application.SmartArtLayouts(92)
  Set oSld = Application.ActiveWindow.View.Slide
  
  With ActivePresentation.PageSetup
    Set oShp = oSld.Shapes.AddSmartArt(oSALayout, 0, 0, .SlideWidth, .SlideHeight)
  End With
  
  Set QNodes = oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes
  For i = QNodes.Count To 1 Step -1      'delete all included nodes
      oShp.SmartArt.AllNodes(i).Delete
  Next
End Sub

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help
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