IBaseSlide class

Represents common data for all slide types.

The IBaseSlide type exposes the following members:


Name Description
shapes Returns the shapes of a slide.
Read-only IShapeCollection.
controls Returns the collection of ActiveX controls on a slide.
Read-only IControlCollection.
name Returns or sets the name of a slide.
Read/write string.
slide_id Returns the ID of a slide.
Read-only int.
custom_data Returns the slide’s custom data.
Read-only ICustomData.
timeline Returns animation timeline object.
Read-only IAnimationTimeLine.
slide_show_transition Returns the TransitionEx object which contains information about
how the specified slide advances during a slide show.
Read-only ISlideShowTransition.
background Returns slide’s background.
Read-only IBackground.
hyperlink_queries Provides easy access to contained hyperlinks.
Read-only IHyperlinkQueries.
show_master_shapes Specifies if shapes on the master slide should be shown on slides or not.
For master slide itself this property always returns
as_i_themeable Allows to get base IThemeable interface.
Read-only IThemeable.
as_i_slide_component Returns ISlideComponent interface.
Read-only ISlideComponent.
slide Returns the base slide.
Read-only IBaseSlide.
as_i_presentation_component Allows to get base IPresentationComponent interface.
Read-only IPresentationComponent.
presentation Returns the presentation.
Read-only IPresentation.


Name Description
find_shape_by_alt_text(alt_text) Finds first occurrence of a shape with the specified alternative text.
join_portions_with_same_formatting() Joins runs with same formatting in all paragraphs in all acceptable shapes.
equals(slide) Determines whether the two IBaseSlide instances are equal.
Returning value is calculated based on slide’s structure and static content.
Two slides are equal if all shapes, styles, texts, animation and other settings. etc. are equal. The comparison doesn’t take into account unique identifier values, e.g. SlideId and dynamic content, e.g. current date value in Date Placeholder.
create_theme_effective() Returns an effective theme for this themeable object.

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