TextRange.Select Method (PowerPoint)

Selects the specified object.


expression. Select

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

See also

TextRange Object