GroupShapes.Range Method (PowerPoint)
Returns a ShapeRange object.
expression A variable that represents a GroupShapes object.
|Index||Required||Variant||The individual shapes that are to be included in the range. Can be an Integer that specifies the index number of the shape, a String that specifies the name of the shape, or an array that contains either integers or strings. If this argument is omitted, the Range method returns all the objects in the specified collection.|
Although you can use the Range method to return any number of shapes or slides, it is simpler to use the Item method if you only want to return a single member of the collection. For example,
Shapes(1) is simpler than
Slides(2) is simpler than
To specify an array of integers or strings for Index, you can use the Array function. For example, the following instruction returns two shapes specified by name.
Dim myArray() As Variant, myRange As Object myArray = Array("Oval 4", "Rectangle 5") Set myRange = ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes.Range(myArray)