Shape.PlaceholderFormat property (PowerPoint)

Returns a PlaceholderFormat object that contains the properties that are unique to placeholders. Read-only.


expression. PlaceholderFormat

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return value



This example adds text to placeholder one on slide one in the active presentation if that placeholder is a horizontal title placeholder.

With ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes.Placeholders
    If .Count > 0 Then
        With .Item(1)
            Select Case .PlaceholderFormat.Type
                Case ppPlaceholderTitle
                    .TextFrame.TextRange = "Title Text"

                Case ppPlaceholderCenterTitle
                    .TextFrame.TextRange = "Centered Title Text"

                Case Else
                    MsgBox "There's no horizontal" & _
                        "title on this slide"
            End Select
        End With
    End If
End With

See also

Shape Object

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