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TextFrame.MarginLeft Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets the distance (in points) between the left edge of the text frame and the left edge of the inscribed rectangle of the shape that contains the text. Read/write.


expression. MarginLeft

expression A variable that represents a TextFrame object.

Return Value



This example adds a rectangle to myDocument, adds text to the rectangle, and then sets the margins for the text frame.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

With myDocument.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _
        0, 0, 250, 140).TextFrame
    .TextRange.Text = "Here is some test text"
    .MarginBottom = 0
    .MarginLeft = 10
    .MarginRight = 0
    .MarginTop = 20
End With

See also


TextFrame Object

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