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python-pptx 0.5.7

Generate and manipulate Open XML PowerPoint (.pptx) files

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*python-pptx* is a Python library for creating and updating PowerPoint (.pptx)

A typical use would be generating a customized PowerPoint presentation from
database content, downloadble by clicking a link in a web application. Several
developers have used it to automate production of presentation-ready
engineering status reports based on information held in their work management
system. It could also be used for making bulk updates to a library of
presentations or simply to automate the production of a slide or two that would
be tedious to get right by hand.

More information is available in the `python-pptx documentation`_.

Browse `examples with screenshots`_ to get a quick idea what you can do with

.. _`python-pptx documentation`:

.. _`examples with screenshots`:

.. :changelog:

Release History

0.5.7 (2015-01-17)

- add PicturePlaceholder with .insert_picture() method
- add TablePlaceholder with .insert_table() method
- add ChartPlaceholder with .insert_chart() method
- add Picture.image property, returning Image object
- add Picture.crop_left, .crop_top, .crop_right, and .crop_bottom
- add Shape.placeholder_format and PlaceholderFormat object


Shape.shape_type is now unconditionally `MSO_SHAPE_TYPE.PLACEHOLDER` for all
placeholder shapes. Previously, some placeholder shapes reported

0.5.6 (2014-12-06)

- fix #138 - UnicodeDecodeError in on Windows 7 Python 3.4

0.5.5 (2014-11-17)

- feature #51 - add Python 3 support

0.5.4 (2014-11-15)

- feature #43 - image native size in shapes.add_picture() is now calculated
based on DPI attribute in image file, if present, defaulting to 72 dpi.
- feature #113 - Add Paragraph.space_before, Paragraph.space_after, and

0.5.3 (2014-11-09)

- add experimental feature TextFrame.fit_text()

0.5.2 (2014-10-26)

- fix #127 - Shape.text_frame fails on shape having no txBody

0.5.1 (2014-09-22)

- feature #120 - add Shape.rotation
- feature #97 - add Font.underline
- issue #117 - add BMP image support
- issue #95 - add setter
- issue #107 - all .text properties should return unicode, not str
- feature #106 - add .text getters to Shape, TextFrame, and Paragraph

- Rename Shape.textframe to Shape.text_frame.
**Shape.textframe property (by that name) is deprecated.**

0.5.0 (2014-09-13)

- Add support for creating and manipulating bar, column, line, and pie charts
- Major refactoring of XML layer (oxml)
- Rationalized graphical object shape access
**Note backward incompatibilities below**


A table is no longer treated as a shape. Rather it is a graphical object
contained in a GraphicFrame shape, as are Chart and SmartArt objects.


table = shapes.add_table(...)

# becomes

graphic_frame = shapes.add_table(...)
table = graphic_frame.table

# or

table = shapes.add_table(...).table

As the enclosing shape, the id, name, shape type, position, and size are
attributes of the enclosing GraphicFrame object.

The contents of a GraphicFrame shape can be identified using three available
properties on a shape: has_table, has_chart, and has_smart_art. The enclosed
graphical object is obtained using the properties GraphicFrame.table and
GraphicFrame.chart. SmartArt is not yet supported. Accessing one of these
properties on a GraphicFrame not containing the corresponding object raises
an exception.

0.4.2 (2014-04-29)

- fix: issue #88 -- raises on supported image file having uppercase extension
- fix: issue #89 -- raises on add_slide() where non-contiguous existing ids

0.4.1 (2014-04-29)

- Rename Presentation.slidemasters to Presentation.slide_masters.
Presentation.slidemasters property is deprecated.
- Rename Presentation.slidelayouts to Presentation.slide_layouts.
Presentation.slidelayouts property is deprecated.
- Rename SlideMaster.slidelayouts to SlideMaster.slide_layouts.
SlideMaster.slidelayouts property is deprecated.
- Rename SlideLayout.slidemaster to SlideLayout.slide_master.
SlideLayout.slidemaster property is deprecated.
- Rename Slide.slidelayout to Slide.slide_layout. Slide.slidelayout property
is deprecated.
- Add SlideMaster.shapes to access shapes on slide master.
- Add SlideMaster.placeholders to access placeholder shapes on slide master.
- Add _MasterPlaceholder class.
- Add _LayoutPlaceholder class with position and size inheritable from master
- Add _SlidePlaceholder class with position and size inheritable from layout
- Add Table.left, top, width, and height read/write properties.
- Add rudimentary GroupShape with left, top, width, and height properties.
- Add rudimentary Connector with left, top, width, and height properties.
- Add TextFrame.auto_size property.
- Add Presentation.slide_width and .slide_height read/write properties.
- Add LineFormat class providing access to read and change line color and
- Add AutoShape.line
- Add Picture.line

- Rationalize enumerations. **Note backward incompatibilities below**


The following enumerations were moved/renamed during the rationalization of

- ``pptx.enum.MSO_COLOR_TYPE`` --> ``pptx.enum.dml.MSO_COLOR_TYPE``
- ``pptx.enum.MSO_FILL`` --> ``pptx.enum.dml.MSO_FILL``
- ``pptx.enum.MSO_THEME_COLOR`` --> ``pptx.enum.dml.MSO_THEME_COLOR``
- ``pptx.constants.MSO.ANCHOR_*`` --> ``pptx.enum.text.MSO_ANCHOR.*``
- ``pptx.constants.MSO_SHAPE`` --> ``pptx.enum.shapes.MSO_SHAPE``
- ``pptx.constants.PP.ALIGN_*`` --> ``pptx.enum.text.PP_ALIGN.*``
- ``pptx.constants.MSO.{SHAPE_TYPES}`` -->

Documentation for all enumerations is available in the Enumerations section
of the User Guide.

0.3.2 (2014-02-07)

- Hotfix: issue #80 generated presentations fail to load in Keynote and other
Apple applications

0.3.1 (2014-01-10)

- Hotfix: failed to load certain presentations containing images with
uppercase extension

0.3.0 (2013-12-12)

- Add read/write font color property supporting RGB, theme color, and inherit
color types
- Add font typeface and italic support
- Add text frame margins and word-wrap
- Add support for external relationships, e.g. linked spreadsheet
- Add hyperlink support for text run in shape and table cell
- Add fill color and brightness for shape and table cell, fill can also be set
to transparent (no fill)
- Add read/write position and size properties to shape and picture
- Replace PIL dependency with Pillow
- Restructure modules to better suit size of library

0.2.6 (2013-06-22)

- Add read/write access to core document properties
- Hotfix to accomodate connector shapes in _AutoShapeType
- Hotfix to allow customXml parts to load when present

0.2.5 (2013-06-11)

- Add paragraph alignment property (left, right, centered, etc.)
- Add vertical alignment within table cell (top, middle, bottom)
- Add table cell margin properties
- Add table boolean properties: first column (row header), first row (column
headings), last row (for e.g. totals row), last column (for e.g. row
totals), horizontal banding, and vertical banding.
- Add support for auto shape adjustment values, e.g. change radius of corner
rounding on rounded rectangle, position of callout arrow, etc.

0.2.4 (2013-05-16)

- Add support for auto shapes (e.g. polygons, flowchart symbols, etc.)

0.2.3 (2013-05-05)

- Add support for table shapes
- Add indentation support to textbox shapes, enabling multi-level bullets on
bullet slides.

0.2.2 (2013-03-25)

- Add support for opening and saving a presentation from/to a file-like
- Refactor XML handling to use lxml objectify

0.2.1 (2013-02-25)

- Add support for Python 2.6
- Add images from a stream (e.g. StringIO) in addition to a path, allowing
images retrieved from a database or network resource to be inserted without
saving first.
- Expand text methods to accept unicode and UTF-8 encoded 8-bit strings.
- Fix potential install bug triggered by importing ``__version__`` from
package ```` file.

0.2.0 (2013-02-10)

First non-alpha release with basic capabilities:

- open presentation/template or use built-in default template
- add slide
- set placeholder text (e.g. bullet slides)
- add picture
- add text box  
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