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PlaySettings Object (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Contains information about how the specified media clip will be played during a slide show.


Use the PlaySettingsproperty to return the PlaySettings object. The following example inserts a movie named "Clock.avi" into slide one in the active presentation. It then sets it to be played automatically after the previous animation or slide transition, specifies that the slide show continue while the movie plays, and specifies that the movie object be hidden during a slide show except when it is playing.

Set clockMovie = ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes _
    .AddMediaObject(FileName:="C:\WINNT\clock.avi", _
    Left:=20, Top:=20)
With clockMovie.AnimationSettings.PlaySettings
    .PlayOnEntry = True
    .PauseAnimation = False
    .HideWhileNotPlaying = True
End With

See also


PowerPoint Object Model Reference

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