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Shape.ForeignType Property (Visio)

Returns the subtype of a Shape object that represents a foreign object. Read-only.

Version Information

Version Added: Visio 4.1

Syntax

expression .ForeignType

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value

Integer

Remarks

If the Type property of a Shape object returns any value other than visTypeForeignObject, the ForeignType property returns the same value as the Shape object's Type property. If the Type property of a Shape object returns visTypeForeignObject, the ForeignType property returns a combination of the following values.

Constant Value

visTypeMetafile

&H0010

visTypeBitmap

&H0020

visTypeIsLinked

&H0100

visTypeIsEmbedded

&H0200

visTypeIsControl

&H0400

visTypeIsOLE2

&H8000

If the shape represents an OLE 2.0 embedded object, for example, its ForeignType property is &H8200.

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