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PrintRanges Object (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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A collection of all the PrintRange objects in the specified presentation. Each PrintRange object represents a range of consecutive slides or pages to be printed.


Use the Rangesproperty to return the PrintRanges collection. The following example clears all previously defined print ranges from the collection for the active presentation.


Use the Addmethod to create a PrintRange object and add it to the PrintRanges collection. The following example defines three print ranges that represent slide 1, slides 3 through 5, and slides 8 and 9 in the active presentation and then prints the slides in these ranges.

With ActivePresentation.PrintOptions

    .RangeType = ppPrintSlideRange

    With .Ranges


        .Add 1, 1

        .Add 3, 5

        .Add 8, 9

    End With

End With


Use Ranges (index), where index is the print range index number, to return a single PrintRange object. The following example displays a message that indicates the starting and ending slide numbers for print range one in the active presentation.

With ActivePresentation.PrintOptions.Ranges
    If .Count > 0 Then
        With .Item(1)
            MsgBox "Print range 1 starts on slide " &; .Start &; _
                " and ends on slide " &; .End
        End With
    End If
End With

See also


PowerPoint Object Model Reference

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