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Working with Microsoft PowerPoint Objects

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As with other Microsoft® Office applications, you begin automating Microsoft® PowerPoint® by using the Application object. From the Application object, you can open an existing Presentation object or create a new presentation. Each Presentation object contains one or more Slide objects and each Slide object can contain Shape objects that represent text, graphics, tables, and other items found on a slide.

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