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Export the names and coordinates and type of all shapes

Sub ExportCoords()

    Dim oSlides As Slides
    Dim oSl As Slide
    Dim oSh As Shape
    Dim strOutput As String
    Dim strFileName As String
    Dim intFileNum As Integer
    Dim lngReturn As Long

    ' Get a filename to store the collected text
    strFileName = InputBox("Enter the full path and name of file to save info to", "Output file?")

    ' did user cancel?
    If strFileName = "" Then
        Exit Sub
    End If

    ' is the path valid?  crude but effective test:  try to create the file.
    intFileNum = FreeFile()
    On Error Resume Next
    Open strFileName For Output As intFileNum
    If Err.Number <> 0 Then     ' we have a problem
        MsgBox "Couldn't create the file: " & strFileName & vbCrLf _
            & "Please try again."
        Exit Sub
    End If
    Close #intFileNum  ' temporarily

    strOutput = "Slide" & vbTab & "Name" & vbTab & "Type" _
	& vbtab & "Left" & vbTab & "Top" & vbTab & "width" _
	& vbTab & "height" & vbCrLf

    ' Get the info
    Set oSlides = ActivePresentation.Slides
    For Each oSl In oSlides
        For Each oSh In oSl.Shapes
            strOutput = strOutput _
                & oSl.SlideIndex & vbTab _
                & oSh.Name & vbTab _
	& osh.Type & vbtab _
                & oSh.Left & vbTab _
                & oSh.Top & vbTab _
                & oSh.width & vbTab _
                & oSh.height & vbCrLf
        Next oSh
    Next oSl

    ' now write the text to file
    Open strFileName For Output As intFileNum
    Print #intFileNum, strOutput
    Close #intFileNum

    ' show what we've done
    lngReturn = Shell("NOTEPAD.EXE " & strFileName, vbNormalFocus)

End Sub

See How do I use VBA code in PowerPoint? to learn how to use this example code.

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Last update 07 June, 2011
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