TextRange.Select Method (PowerPoint)
Selects the specified object.
expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.
If you try to make a selection that isn't appropriate for the view, your code will fail. For example, you can select a slide in slide sorter view but not in slide view.
This example selects the first five characters in the title of slide one in the active presentation.
ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes.Title.TextFrame _ .TextRange.Characters(1, 5).Select
This example selects slide one in the active presentation.
This example selects a table that has been added to a new slide in a new presentation. The table has three rows and three columns.
With Presentations.Add.Slides .Add(1, ppLayoutBlank).Shapes.AddTable(3, 3).Select End With