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Stacking a selection of shapes

Problem

You'd like a quick way to "stack" the shapes you've selected. That is, to align them one above the other so they stack up like bricks or building blocks, one above the other with no space in between them.

Solution

This little macro will do the job for you. Select the shapes you want to stack before running it.

Sub StackEmDanO()

    Dim x As Long
    With ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange
        For x = 1 To .Count - 1
            .Item(x + 1).Top = .Item(x).Top + .Item(x).height
        Next
    End With

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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