Almost 200 shape types can be added to Slides (see ShapeType enum).


// Shapes without text
slide.addShape(pres.ShapeType.rect, { fill: { color: "FF0000" } });
slide.addShape(pres.ShapeType.ellipse, {
  fill: { type: "solid", color: "0088CC" },
slide.addShape(pres.ShapeType.line, { line: { color: "FF0000", width: 1 } });

// Shapes with text
slide.addText("ShapeType.rect", {
  shape: pres.ShapeType.rect,
  fill: { color: "FF0000" },
slide.addText("ShapeType.ellipse", {
  shape: pres.ShapeType.ellipse,
  fill: { color: "FF0000" },
slide.addText("ShapeType.line", {
  shape: pres.ShapeType.line,
  line: { color: "FF0000", width: 1, dashType: "lgDash" },


Position/Size Props (PositionProps)

Name Type Default Description Possible Values
x number 1.0 hor location (inches) 0-n
x string   hor location (percent) ‘n%’. (Ex: {x:'50%'} middle of the Slide)
y number 1.0 ver location (inches) 0-n
y string   ver location (percent) ‘n%’. (Ex: {y:'50%'} middle of the Slide)
w number 1.0 width (inches) 0-n
w string   width (percent) ‘n%’. (Ex: {w:'50%'} 50% the Slide width)
h number 1.0 height (inches) 0-n
h string   height (percent) ‘n%’. (Ex: {h:'50%'} 50% the Slide height)

Shape Props (ShapeProps)

Name Type Description Possible Values
align string alignment left or center or right. Default: left
fill ShapeFillProps fill props Fill color/transparency props
flipH boolean flip Horizontal true or false
flipV boolean flip Vertical true or false
hyperlink HyperlinkProps hyperlink props (see type link)
line ShapeLineProps border line props (see type link)
rectRadius number rounding radius 0 to 1. (Ex: 0.5. Only for pptx.shapes.ROUNDED_RECTANGLE)
rotate number rotation (degrees) -360 to 360. Default: 0
shadow ShadowProps shadow props (see type link)
shapeName string optional shape name Ex: “Customer Network Diagram 99”


Shapes with Text Demo


Sample code all available types: demos/modules/demo_shape.mjs