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Recolor or hide "key" text in a presentation

This macro will locate text of a certain color in your presentation and change it to a different color. For example, you could format your "key" text in a special color then run the macro to hide it by setting it to the same color as the background color of the slide.

Sub RecolorKeyText()

Dim oShp As Shape
Dim oSld As Slide
Dim oRng As TextRange
Dim SearchColor As Long
Dim ReplaceColor As Long
Dim x As Long

SearchColor = RGB(255, 0, 0)   ' Look for Red text
ReplaceColor = RGB(0, 0,255)  ' Make it pure blue

For Each oSld In ActivePresentation.Slides
    For Each oShp In oSld.Shapes
        If oShp.HasTextFrame Then
            ' It may still not have a text frame - or at least not an accessible one.  PPT lies sometimes. 
            ' Then it throws errors if you try to touch the text frame it says the object has.  So:
            On Error Resume Next    ' ignore any errors
            If oShp.TextFrame.HasText Then
                Set oRng = oShp.TextFrame.TextRange
                For x = 1 To oRng.Runs.Count
                    If oRng.Runs(x).Font.Color.RGB = SearchColor Then
                        oRng.Runs(x).Font.Color.RGB = ReplaceColor
                        ' remove the font shadow, if any
                        oRng.Runs(x).Font.Shadow = False
                    End If
                Next x
            End If
            On Error GoTo 0   ' start paying attention to errors again
        End If
    Next oShp
Next oSld

End Sub

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

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Recolor or hide "key" text in a presentation
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Last update 07 June, 2011
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