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Show me the location and size of a shape

Problem

You want to know the size and position of a picture or other shape on a slide.

Solution

This macro will do the job quickly:

Sub ShowMeSize()
' Will fail if nothing is selected
' Will give coordinates for first shape of a selection
'   if more than one shape is selected
' Works with images and any other selected shape

    With ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange(1)
        Call MsgBox("Top:" & vbTab & .Top & vbCrLf _
            & "Left:" & vbTab & .Left & vbCrLf _
            & "Height:" & vbTab & .Height & vbCrLf _
            & "Width:" & vbTab & .Width & vbCrLf, _
            vbInformation, "Dimensions of selected shape")
    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 28 February, 2020
Created: 28 February, 2020