TextRange.BoundLeft Property (PowerPoint)
Returns the distance (in points) from the left edge of the text bounding box for the specified text frame to the left edge of the slide. Read-only.
expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.
This example adds a rounded rectangle to slide one in the active presentation. The rectangle has the same dimensions as the text bounding box for shape one.
With Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes Set tr = .Item(1).TextFrame.TextRange Set roundRect = .AddShape(msoShapeRoundedRectangle, _ tr.BoundLeft, tr.BoundTop, tr.BoundWidth, tr.BoundHeight) End With With roundRect.Fill .ForeColor.RGB = RGB(255, 0, 128) .Transparency = 0.75 End With
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