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TextFrame2.Orientation Property (PowerPoint)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns or sets text orientation. Read/write.


expression. Orientation

expression An expression that returns a TextFrame2 object.

Return Value



The value of the Orientation property can be one of these MsoTextOrientation constants.

|| |:-----| |msoTextOrientationDownward| |msoTextOrientationHorizontal| |msoTextOrientationHorizontalRotatedFarEast| |msoTextOrientationMixed| |msoTextOrientationUpward| |msoTextOrientationVertical| |msoTextOrientationVerticalFarEast|

Note Some of these constants may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you've selected or installed.


This example shows how to orient the text horizontally in shape one on slide one in the active presentation.

Public Sub Orientation_Example()

    Dim pptSlide As Slide

    Set pptSlide = ActivePresentation.Slides(1)

    pptSlide.Shapes(1).TextFrame2.Orientation = msoTextOrientationHorizontal

End Sub

See also


TextFrame2 Object

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