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Master.Background Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns a ShapeRange object that represents the slide background.

Syntax

expression. Background

expression A variable that represents a Master object.

Return Value

ShapeRange

Remarks

If you use the Background property to set the background for an individual slide without changing the slide master, the FollowMasterBackground property for that slide must be set to False.

Example

This example sets the background of the slide master in the active presentation to a preset shade.

ActivePresentation.SlideMaster.Background.Fill.PresetGradient _
    Style:=msoGradientHorizontal, Variant:=1, _
    PresetGradientType:=msoGradientLateSunset

This example sets the background of slide one in the active presentation to a preset shade.

With ActivePresentation.Slides(1)
    .FollowMasterBackground = False
    .Background.Fill.PresetGradient Style:=msoGradientHorizontal, _
        Variant:=1, PresetGradientType:=msoGradientLateSunset
End With

See also

Concepts

Master Object

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