Shapes.AddLabel Method (PowerPoint)

Creates a label. Returns a Shape object that represents the new label.

Syntax

expression. AddLabel( _Orientation_, _Left_, _Top_, _Width_, _Height_ )

expression A variable that represents a Shapes object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Orientation Required MsoTextOrientation The text orientation. 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.
Left Required Single The position, measured in points, of the left edge of the label relative to the left edge of the slide.
Top Required Single The position, measured in points, of the top edge of the label relative to the top edge of the slide.
Width Required Single The width of the label, measured in points.
Height Required Single The height of the label, measured in points.

Return Value

Shape

Example

This example adds a vertical label that contains the text "Test Label" to myDocument.

Set myDocument = ActivePresentation.Slides(1) 
myDocument.Shapes.AddLabel(Orientation:=msoTextOrientationVerticalFarEast, _ 
    Left:=100, Top:=100, Width:=60, Height:=150).TextFrame _ 
    .TextRange.Text = "Test Label"

See also

Shapes Object