Shape.Id Property (PowerPoint)

Returns a Long that identifies the shape or range of shapes. Read-only.


expression. Id

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value



This example adds a new shape to the active presentation, then fills the shape according to the value of the Id property.

Sub ShapeID()

    With ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes.AddShape _
            (Type:=msoShape5pointStar, Left:=100, _
            Top:=100, Width:=100, Height:=100)

        Select Case .Id
            Case 0 To 500
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=255, Green:=0, Blue:=0)

            Case 500 To 1000
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=255, Green:=255, Blue:=0)

            Case 1000 To 1500
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=255, Green:=0, Blue:=255)

            Case 1500 To 2000
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=0, Green:=255, Blue:=0)

            Case 2000 To 2500
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=0, Green:=255, Blue:=255)

            Case Else
                .Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=0, Green:=0, Blue:=255)

        End Select
    End With

End Sub

See also

Shape Object