Document.ActiveViewChanged event

Occurs when the user changes the current view of the document.

Hosts: PowerPoint
Introduced in 1.1


To add an event handler for the ActiveViewChanged event of a document, use the addHandlerAsync method of the Document object. The event handler receives an argument of type ActiveViewChangedEventArgs.

Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this method is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this method.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for Mac Office for iPad
PowerPoint Y Y Y

**Note: This event will not fire in PowerPoint Online scenarios, as SlideShow mode is treated as a new session. To get the active view, you must query for it during Office.Initialize.

Introduced in 1.1
Add-in types Content, task pane
Library Office.js
Namespace Office