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POINTALONGPATH Function

Returns the coordinates of a point on, or offset from, the path.

Version Added: Visio 2010

POINTALONGPATH(section,travel[,offset][,segment])

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

section

Required

String

The Geometry section that represents the path, specified by a reference to its Path cell (for example, Geometry1.Path).

travel

Required

Double

The percentage of the path traversed, from the begin point to the end point that identifies the point. Must be between 0 and 1.

offset

Optional

Double

The distance that the point is offset from the path. See Remarks for more information.

segment

Optional

Integer

The 1-based segment of the path in which to calculate the coordinates.

Return Value

Point

If section or segment does not exist, Microsoft Visio returns #REF!.

Positive offset values specify points to the left of the direction of travel.

Negative offset values specify points to the right of the direction of travel.

A Point represents an ordered pair of geometric coordinates (x,y) as a single value.

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