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Shape.Select Method (PowerPoint)

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Selects the specified object.

Syntax

expression. Select( Replace )

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ReplaceOptionalMsoTriStateSpecifies whether the selection replaces any previous selection.

Remarks

If you try to make a selection that isn't appropriate for the view, your code will fail. For example, you can select a slide in slide sorter view but not in slide view.

The Replace parameter value can be one of these MsoTriState constants.

ConstantDescription
msoFalseThe selection is added to the previous selection.
msoTrueThe default. The selection replaces any previous selection.

Example

This example selects shape one on slide one in the active presentation.

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

See also

Concepts

Shape Object

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