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DocumentWindow.Parent Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the parent object for the specified object.


expression. Parent

expression A variable that represents a DocumentWindow object.

Return Value



This example adds an oval containing text to slide one in the active presentation and rotates the oval and the text 45 degrees. The parent object for the text frame is the Shape object that contains the text.

Set myShapes = ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes

With myShapes.AddShape(Type:=msoShapeOval, Left:=50, _
        Top:=50, Width:=300, Height:=150).TextFrame

    .TextRange.Text = "Test text"
    .Parent.Rotation = 45

End With

See also


DocumentWindow Object

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