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Shape.Child Property (PowerPoint)

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MsoTrue if the shape is a child shape or if all shapes in a shape range are child shapes of the same parent. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. Child

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value

MsoTriState

Remarks

The value of the Child property can be one of these MsoTriState constants.

ConstantDescription
msoFalseThe shape is not a child shape or, if a shape range, all child shapes do not belong to the same parent.
msoTrueThe shape is a child shape or, if a shape range, all child shapes belong to the same parent.

Example

This example selects the first shape in the canvas, and if the selected shape is a child shape, fills the shape with the specified color. This example assumes that the first shape in the active presentation is a drawing canvas that contains multiple shapes.

Sub FillChildShape()



    'Select the first shape in the drawing canvas

    ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(1).CanvasItems(1).Select



    'Fill selected shape if it is a child shape

    With ActiveWindow.Selection



        If .ShapeRange.Child = msoTrue Then

            .ShapeRange.Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=100, Green:=0, Blue:=200)

        Else

            MsgBox "This shape is not a child shape."

        End If



    End With



End Sub

See also

Concepts

Shape Object

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