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TabStops Object (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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A collection of all the TabStop objects on one ruler.

Example

Use the TabStopsproperty to return the TabStops collection. The following example clears all the tab stops for the text in shape two on slide one in the active presentation.

With ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(2) _
        .TextFrame.Ruler.TabStops
    For t = .Count To 1 Step -1
        .Item(t).Clear
    Next
End With

Use the Addmethod to create a tab stop and add it to the TabStops collection. The following example adds a tab stop to the body-text style on the slide master for the active presentation. The new tab stop will be positioned 2 inches (144 points) from the left edge of the ruler and will be left aligned.

ActivePresentation.SlideMaster _
    .TextStyles(ppBodyStyle).Ruler.TabStops.Add ppTabStopLeft, 144

See also

Concepts

PowerPoint Object Model Reference

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