TextRange.BoundWidth Property (PowerPoint)

Returns the width (in points) of the text bounding box for the specified text frame. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. BoundWidth

expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.

Return value

Single

Example

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

See also

TextRange Object

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