troubleshooting Question

How to return a reference to a text object inside the Excel chart object model with VBA?

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Jamie Garroch (MVP)Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Is it possible to return a reference to the selected text within a chart object placed on a PowerPoint slide?

In the example below, the text for the chart title object is selected.

Chart text selection
This returns true in the PowerPoint VBE Immediate window:


But both of these return the error "The specified value is out of range.":


Is there a way to return a reference to these types of formatted text objects within the Excel chart OM?
John Wilson
CEO PowerPoint Alchemy

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