TextRange.InsertBefore Method (PowerPoint)

Appends a string to the beginning of the specified text range. Returns a TextRange object that represents the appended text. When used without an argument, this method returns a zero-length string at the end of the specified range.

Syntax

expression. InsertBefore( _NewText_ )

expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
NewText Optional String The text to be appended. The default value is an empty string.

Example

This example appends the string "Test version: " to the beginning of the title on slide one in the active presentation.

With Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(1)

    .TextFrame.TextRange.InsertBefore "Test version: "

End With

This example appends the contents of the Clipboard to the beginning of the title on slide one in the active presentation.

Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(1).TextFrame _
    .TextRange.InsertBefore.Paste

See also

TextRange Object