6/1/2017 - 10:30 AM

VBA and PowerPoint

VBA and PowerPoint

Sub ExcelRangeToPowerPoint()
'PURPOSE: Copy/Paste An Excel Range Into a New PowerPoint Presentation

Dim rng As Range
Dim PowerPointApp As Object
Dim myPresentation As Object
Dim mySlide As Object
Dim myShape As Object

'Copy Range from Excel
  Set rng = ThisWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Range("A1:C12")

'Create an Instance of PowerPoint
  On Error Resume Next
    'Is PowerPoint already opened?
      Set PowerPointApp = GetObject(class:="PowerPoint.Application")
    'Clear the error between errors

    'If PowerPoint is not already open then open PowerPoint
      If PowerPointApp Is Nothing Then Set PowerPointApp = CreateObject(class:="PowerPoint.Application")
    'Handle if the PowerPoint Application is not found
      If Err.Number = 429 Then
        MsgBox "PowerPoint could not be found, aborting."
        Exit Sub
      End If

  On Error GoTo 0

'Optimize Code
  Application.ScreenUpdating = False
'Create a New Presentation
  Set myPresentation = PowerPointApp.Presentations.Add

'Add a slide to the Presentation
  Set mySlide = myPresentation.Slides.Add(1, 11) '11 = ppLayoutTitleOnly

'Copy Excel Range

'Paste to PowerPoint and position
  mySlide.Shapes.PasteSpecial DataType:=2  '2 = ppPasteEnhancedMetafile
  Set myShape = mySlide.Shapes(mySlide.Shapes.Count)
    'Set position:
      myShape.Left = 66
      myShape.Top = 152

'Make PowerPoint Visible and Active
  PowerPointApp.Visible = True

'Clear The Clipboard
  Application.CutCopyMode = False
End Sub