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How to set the Presentations or slide(PPT) pagsize in PowerPoint using C# interop library? RRS feed

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     I  want to set the Presentations pagsize is "ppSlideSizeOnScreen16x9"

    // Create new Slide
    PowerPoint.Application pptApp = new PowerPoint.Application(); MyPres = pptApp.Presentations.Add(MsoTriState.msoFalse); MyPres.Final = false; MyPres.PageSetup.SlideSize = PowerPoint.PpSlideSizeType.ppSlideSizeOnScreen16x9;

    This result is not what I expected ;


    • Edited by doo0301 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:09 PM
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:08 PM

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  • Hi doo0301,

    I try to test that property on my side.

    I used code below and set slide size to 16*9.

    private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            {
                
                string pictureFileName = @"C:\Users\v-padee\Desktop\pexels-photo-27714.jpg";
    
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Application pptApplication = new Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Application();
    
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Slides slides;
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint._Slide slide;
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.TextRange objText;
    
                // Create the Presentation File
                Presentation pptPresentation = pptApplication.Presentations.Add(MsoTriState.msoTrue);
                pptPresentation.PageSetup.SlideSize= Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PpSlideSizeType.ppSlideSizeOnScreen16x9;
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.CustomLayout customLayout = pptPresentation.SlideMaster.CustomLayouts[Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PpSlideLayout.ppLayoutText];
    
                // Create new Slide
                slides = pptPresentation.Slides;
                slide = slides.AddSlide(1, customLayout);
    
                // Add title
                objText = slide.Shapes[1].TextFrame.TextRange;
                objText.Text = "demo";
                objText.Font.Name = "Arial";
                objText.Font.Size = 32;
    
                objText = slide.Shapes[2].TextFrame.TextRange;
                objText.Text = "Content goes here\nYou can add text\nItem 3";
    
                Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Shape shape = slide.Shapes[2];
                slide.Shapes.AddPicture(pictureFileName, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoTrue, shape.Left, shape.Top, shape.Width, shape.Height);
    
                slide.NotesPage.Shapes[2].TextFrame.TextRange.Text = "This demo ppt is created by powerpoint using C#";
    
    
    
              //  pptPresentation.SaveAs(@"C:\Users\v-padee\Desktop\fppt.pptx", Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PpSaveAsFileType.ppSaveAsDefault, MsoTriState.msoTrue);
                //pptPresentation.Close();
                //pptApplication.Quit();
    
            }

    it set the slide size as 16*9. you had mentioned that the result is not what you expect.

    can you tell me what is your expected result?

    I did not find anything unexpected.

    Reference:

    PageSetup.SlideSize Property

    PpSlideSizeType Enumeration

    Regards

    Deepak


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    Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:46 AM
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  • Here is an alternative solution based on free Spire.Presenation.

    Presentation presentation = new Presentation();
    presentation.SlideSize.Type = SlideSizeType.Screen16x9;
    

    Friday, February 24, 2017 7:02 AM