PowerPoint VBA Tips & Tricks

VBA Macro: How to Run a Custom Code When A Slide Changes during Slideshow in PowerPoint

VBA Macro: How to Run a Custom Code When A Slide Changes during Slideshow in PowerPoint

If you are interested to run a custom code when the slide changes during the slideshow, then here is a VBA script snippet that you can modify to run your own code. Basically what we are going to do is to use the OnSlideShowPageChange() event at the presentation level to detect when the slide is changed …

VBA Macro: Rename a Shape Name

Sometimes you’d need to rename a shape object from the default name to any desired name. Especially if you will deal with VBA code in the future and want to use more descriptive names for shapes and objects. This snippet will help you to rename objects easily using a Macro. To use it, just create …

Using PowerPoint Scripts & Macros

PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs comes with VBA, Visual Basic for Applications. VBA is an implementation of Microsoft’s event-driven programming language Visual Basic 6 and let you run scripts and macros in the popular Microsoft Office applications. VBA enables building user defined functions, automating processes and accessing Windows API and other low-level functionality through dynamic-link …

Running a VBA Macro When a PowerPoint Opens

Running a VBA Macro When a PowerPoint Opens

If you need to start a Macro automatically when a PowerPoint .ppt or .pptx file opens, then here are some tips that can be helpful to accomplish the need. There is a free addin AutoEvents that enables PowerPoint to run macros automatically on certain events. You can download the addin from http://skp.mvps.org/autoevents.htm and it will be helpful …

How to open VBA Macro editor in PowerPoint

In Excel it is straightforward the way to open VBA Editor to edit macros and functions. In PowerPoint you need to do something slightly different. However, it is pretty easy. In PowerPoint 2010 you can just create a new Macro by going to View tab and then click on Macros button. Here a new list of Macros will …

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