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SlideRange.SlideNumber Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the slide number. Read-only.


expression. SlideNumber

expression A variable that represents a SlideRange object.

Return Value



The SlideNumber property of a Slide object is the actual number that appears in the lower-right corner of the slide when you display slide numbers. This number is determined by the number of the slide within the presentation (the SlideIndex property value) and the starting slide number for the presentation (the FirstSlideNumber property value). The slide number is always equal to the starting slide number + the slide index number - 1.


This example shows how changing the first slide number affects the slide number of a specific slide.

With Application.ActivePresentation

    .PageSetup.FirstSlideNumber = 1   'starts slide numbering at 1

    MsgBox .Slides(2).SlideNumber     'returns 2

    .PageSetup.FirstSlideNumber = 10 'starts slide numbering at 10

    MsgBox .Slides(2).SlideNumber     'returns 11

End With

See also


SlideRange Object

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