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Shape.DrawCircularArc Method (Visio)

Published: July 16, 2012

Creates a new shape whose path consists of a circular arc defined by its center, radius, and start and end angles.

Version Added: Visio 2003

expression .DrawCircularArc(xCenter, yCenter, Radius, StartAngle, EndAngle)

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

xCenter

Required

Double

The x-coordinate of the center of the arc.

yCenter

Required

Double

The y-coordinate of the center of the arc.

Radius

Required

Double

The radius of the arc.

StartAngle

Optional

Double

The angle in radians with respect to the x-axis at which to start drawing the arc. The default is 0.

EndAngle

Optional

Double

The angle in radians with respect to the x-axis at which to end the arc. The default is pi (3.14592634898).

Return Value

Shape

By default, DrawCircularArc draws a 180-degree arc on the drawing page.

This Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro shows how to use the DrawCircularArc method to draw an arc on the drawing page.

Public Sub DrawCircularArc_Example 
 
 Dim vsoShape As Visio.Shape 
 Set vsoShape = ActivePage.DrawCircularArc(3, 3, 3) 
 
End Sub

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