PowerPoint - Import Shape Info From CSV

Interact with and manage shape information in a spreadsheet application.

 

Background Information

Use the CSV to shape import function to load information about the shapes on the currently selected slide.

Note: Shapes named in the CSV file that cannot be matched to shapes on the currently selected slide will be ignored without causing an error. Support has not yet been added for creating new shapes from the CSV file.

The following columns are present in the data. All values except the name can be used to change the presentation of the specified shape.

Name

Data Type

Description

Name

Text

Name of the shape.

Left

Number

Left coordinate of the shape, in inches.

Top

Number

Top coordinate of the shape, in inches.

Width

Number

Width of the shape, in inches.

Height

Number

Height of the shape, in inches.

ZOrder

Number

Shapes with higher ZOrder numbers are drawn in front of shapes with lower ZOrder numbers.

 

General Instructions

Follow these steps to use the action.

 

 

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