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Presentation.DefaultShape Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns a Shape object that represents the default shape for the presentation. Read-only.


expression. DefaultShape

expression A variable that represents a Presentation object.

Return Value



This example adds a shape to slide one in the active presentation, sets the default fill color to red for shapes in the presentation, and then adds another shape. This second shape will automatically have the new default fill color applied to it.

With Application.ActivePresentation

    Set sld1Shapes = .Slides(1).Shapes

    sld1Shapes.AddShape msoShape16pointStar, 20, 20, 100, 100

    .DefaultShape.Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(255, 0, 0)

    sld1Shapes.AddShape msoShape16pointStar, 150, 20, 100, 100

End With

See also


Presentation Object

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