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Event.Trigger Method (Visio)

Causes an event's action to be performed.

Version Added: Visio 4.0

expression .Trigger(ContextString)

expression A variable that represents an Event object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

ContextString

Required

String

The string to send to the target of the event.

Return Value

Nothing

Triggering an event causes the action associated with the event to be performed. The specified context string is passed to the target of the action:

  • If the action is to run an add-on (visEvtCodeRunAddon), the string is passed in the command line string sent to the add-on.

  • If the action is to send a notification to the calling program (visEvtCodeAdvise), the string is passed in the moreInfo parameter of the notification.

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