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Modifying AutoShape adjustments

Problem

You want to modify the "yellow diamond" adjustments on an autoshape but it's impossible to do the job precisely because the adjustments don't snap to the grid or to guidelines.

Solution

VBA to the rescue.

This macro shows the "adjustments" available for the currently selected shape and the current value of each:

Sub ShowAdjustments()
    Dim oSh As Shape
    Dim lCount As Long
    Set oSh = ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange(1)

    With oSh
        For lCount = 1 To .Adjustments.Count
            MsgBox "Adjustment " & CStr(lCount) _
                & vbCrLf & CStr(.Adjustments(lCount))
        Next
    End With

End Sub

Then you can use this to modify the adjustments:

Sub SetAdjustments()

    Dim oSh As Shape
    Set oSh = ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange(1)

    With oSh
        .Adjustments(1) = 0.66
        .Adjustments(2) = 0.66
        ' And so on for add'l adjustments
    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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