ParagraphFormat.LineRuleBefore property (PowerPoint)
Determines whether line spacing before the first line in each paragraph is set to a specific number of points or lines. Read/write.
expression A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.
The value of the LineRuleBefore property can be one of these MsoTriState constants.
|msoFalse||Line spacing before the first line in each paragraph is set to a specific number of points.|
|msoTrue||Line spacing before the first line in each paragraph is set to a specific number of lines.|
This example displays a message box that shows the setting for space before paragraphs for text in shape two on slide one in the active presentation.
With Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(2).TextFrame With .TextRange.ParagraphFormat sb = .SpaceBefore If .LineRuleBefore Then sbUnits = " lines" Else sbUnits = " points" End If End With End With MsgBox "Current spacing before paragraphs: " & sb & sbUnits
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