AnimationPoint Object (PowerPoint)


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Represents an individual animation point for an animation behavior. The AnimationPoint object is a member of the AnimationPoints collection. The AnimationPoints collection contains all the animation points for an animation behavior.

To add or reference an AnimationPoint object, use the Add or Item method, respectively. Use the Time property of an AnimationPoint object to set timing between animation points. Use the Value property to set other animation point properties, such as color. The following example adds three animation points to the first behavior in the active presentation's main animation sequence, and then it changes colors at each animation point.

Sub AniPoint()

    Dim sldNewSlide As Slide

    Dim shpHeart As Shape

    Dim effCustom As Effect

    Dim aniBehavior As AnimationBehavior

    Dim aptNewPoint As AnimationPoint

    Set sldNewSlide = ActivePresentation.Slides.Add _

        (Index:=1, Layout:=ppLayoutBlank)

    Set shpHeart = sldNewSlide.Shapes.AddShape _

        (Type:=msoShapeHeart, Left:=100, Top:=100, _

        Width:=200, Height:=200)

    Set effCustom = sldNewSlide.TimeLine.MainSequence _

        .AddEffect(shpHeart, msoAnimEffectCustom)

    Set aniBehavior = effCustom.Behaviors.Add(msoAnimTypeProperty)

    With aniBehavior.PropertyEffect

        .Property = msoAnimShapeFillColor

        Set aptNewPoint = .Points.Add

        aptNewPoint.Time = 0.2

        aptNewPoint.Value = RGB(0, 0, 0)

        Set aptNewPoint = .Points.Add

        aptNewPoint.Time = 0.5

        aptNewPoint.Value = RGB(0, 255, 0)

        Set aptNewPoint = .Points.Add

        aptNewPoint.Time = 1

        aptNewPoint.Value = RGB(0, 255, 255)

    End With

End Sub
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