Group Shapes in PowerPoint in Java

Import JAR Dependency (2 Methods)

<repositories>
<repository>
<id>com.e-iceblue</id>
<name>e-iceblue</name>
<url>http://repo.e-iceblue.com/nexus/content/groups/public/</url>
</repository>
</repositories>
<dependencies>
<dependency>
<groupId>e-iceblue</groupId>
<artifactId>spire.presentation.free</artifactId>
<version>5.1.0</version>
</dependency>
</dependencies>

Sample Code

import com.spire.presentation.*;
import com.spire.presentation.drawing.FillFormatType;

import java.awt.geom.Rectangle2D;
import java.util.ArrayList;

public class GroupShapes {
public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
//Create a PowerPoint document
Presentation ppt = new Presentation();
//Get the first slide
ISlide slide = ppt.getSlides().get(0);

//Add a rectangle shape to the slide
IShape rectangle = slide.getShapes().appendShape(ShapeType.RECTANGLE, new Rectangle2D.Double(20,100,200,40));
rectangle.getFill().setFillType(FillFormatType.SOLID);
rectangle.getFill().getSolidColor().setKnownColor(KnownColors.LIGHT_YELLOW);
rectangle.getLine().setWidth(0.1f);

//Add a ribbon shape to the slide
IShape ribbon = slide.getShapes().appendShape(ShapeType.RIBBON_2, new Rectangle2D.Double(60, 75, 120, 80));
ribbon.getFill().setFillType(FillFormatType.SOLID);
ribbon.getFill().getSolidColor().setKnownColor(KnownColors.LIGHT_BLUE);
ribbon.getLine().setWidth(0.1f);

//Add the shapes to a list
ArrayList list = new ArrayList();
list.add((Shape)rectangle);
list.add((Shape)ribbon);

//Group the shapes
ppt.getSlides().get(0).groupShapes(list);

//Save the resultant document
ppt.saveToFile("GroupShapes.pptx", FileFormat.PPTX_2013);
}
}

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