Shape.Creator Property (PowerPoint)

Returns a Long that represents the four-character creator code for the application in which the specified object was created. For example, if the object was created in Microsoft PowerPoint, this property returns the hexadecimal number 50575054. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. Creator

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value

Long

Remarks

The Creator property is designed to be used in Microsoft Office applications for the Macintosh.

Example

This example displays a message about the creator of myObject.

Set myObject = Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(1)

If myObject.Creator = &;h50575054 Then

    MsgBox "This is a PowerPoint object"

Else

    MsgBox "This is not a PowerPoint object"

End If

See also

Shape Object