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Shapes.AddCallout Method

Adds a borderless line callout to a document. Returns a Shape object that represents the callout and adds it to the Shapes collection.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.dll)
Shape AddCallout(
	MsoCalloutType Type,
	float Left,
	float Top,
	float Width,
	float Height,
	ref Object Anchor
)

Parameters

Type
Type: MsoCalloutType
Required MsoCalloutType. The type of callout.
MsoCalloutType can be one of these constants.
msoCalloutOne – Positions callout line straight down along the left edge of the callout box.
msoCalloutTwo – Positions callout line diagonally down and away from the left edge of the callout box.
msoCalloutThree – Positions callout line straight out and then diagonally down and away from the left edge of the callout box.
msoCalloutFour – Positions callout line along the left edge of the callout text box.
msoCalloutMixed – A return value indicating that more than one MsoCalloutType exists in a range or selection.
Left
Type: System.Single
Required Single. The position, in points, of the left edge of the callout's bounding box.
Top
Type: System.Single
Required Single. The position, in points, of the top edge of the callout's bounding box.
Width
Type: System.Single
Required Single. The width, in points, of the callout's bounding box.
Height
Type: System.Single
Required Single. The height, in points, of the callout's bounding box.
Anchor
Type: System.Object%
Optional Object. A Range object that represents the text to which the callout is bound. If Anchor is specified, the anchor is positioned at the beginning of the first paragraph in the anchoring range. If this argument is omitted, the anchoring range is selected automatically and the callout is positioned relative to the top and left edges of the page.

You can insert a greater variety of callouts, such as balloons and clouds, using the AddShape method.

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