How to get SmartArt Layout for PowerPoint 2007? RRS feed

  • Question

  • For powerpoint 2010 we use shape.Value.SmartArt.Layout.Id (, but it not works for 2007.

    How to get same for powerpoint 2007?

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:57 PM


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  • Hello Oleksiy,

    In PowerPoint 2007, the SmartArt information could only be read by treating the shape as a group or breaking it apart, see Extract text from SmartArt.

    Also as a workaround, you may edit Open XML files directly. The Create Custom SmartArt Graphics For Use In The 2007 Office System article describes that scenario in depth.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:36 PM
  • Hi,

    The SmartArt Object may be a new introduced object in Excel Object Model from the version of 2010. So I'm afraid there may be no method to get the ID of a smart art in Excel 2007 Object Model. 

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    Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:53 PM
  • Hello Oleksiy,

    i have some problem same with you , haven't you solve the problem?

    if you have solved , could you please tell me some advice about is there some way to get shape's position, width and height, or is there default i forget. 

    i would be happy to get any answer.


    Monday, September 22, 2014 10:02 AM