SlideShowSettings.PointerColor property (PowerPoint)

Returns the pointer color for the specified presentation as a ColorFormat object. Read-only.


expression. PointerColor

expression A variable that represents a SlideShowSettings object.

Return value



The pointer color is saved with the presentation and is the default pen color each time you show the presentation.

To change the pointer to a pen, set the PointerType property to ppSlideShowPointerPen.


This example sets the default pen color for the active presentation to blue, starts a slide show, changes the pointer to a pen, and then sets the pen color to red for this slide show only.

With ActivePresentation.SlideShowSettings

    .PointerColor.RGB = RGB(0, 0, 255)          'blue

    With .Run.View

        .PointerColor.RGB = RGB(255, 0, 0)      'red

        .PointerType = ppSlideShowPointerPen

    End With

End With

See also

SlideShowSettings Object

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