Table of contents
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

ShapeRange.PlaceholderFormat Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
1 Contributor

Returns a PlaceholderFormat object that contains the properties that are unique to placeholders. Read-only.


expression. PlaceholderFormat

expression A variable that represents a ShapeRange object.

Return Value



This example adds text to placeholder one on slide one in the active presentation if that placeholder is a horizontal title placeholder.

With ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes.Placeholders

    If .Count > 0 Then
        With .Item(1)
            Select Case .PlaceholderFormat.Type

                Case ppPlaceholderTitle
                    .TextFrame.TextRange = "Title Text"

                Case ppPlaceholderCenterTitle
                    .TextFrame.TextRange = "Centered Title Text"

                Case Else
                    MsgBox "There's no horizontal" &; _
                        "title on this slide"

            End Select
        End With
    End If

End With

See also


ShapeRange Object

© 2018 Microsoft