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TEXTHEIGHT Function

Published: July 16, 2012

Returns the height of the composed text in a shape where no text line exceeds maximumwidth.

TEXTHEIGHT(shapename!TheText[,maximumwidth])

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

shapename!theText

Required

String

A reference to the cell named TheText in the target shape. shapename! is the name of the shape from which you want to retrieve the text.

maximumwidth

Optional

Numeric

The maximum width of the text block.

Return Value

String

The returned value includes the height of the text including the space before and after text, the line spacing in text, and the top and bottom text block margins. This function is commonly used to adjust the height of a shape to fit the text it contains.

TEXTHEIGHT(TheText,(Width - 0.5 in))

Returns the height of the text when wrapped to the width of the shape minus 0.5 inches.

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