What's new for ShapeSheet developers in Visio 2013

Conceptual overview topic

Visio 2013 provides a powerful single platform for your custom drawing solutions. New ShapeSheet cells and functions, along with new Automation objects, properties, methods, and events, give you more options to define and control the behavior of the elements in your solutions.

Last modified: October 31, 2012

Applies to: Office 2013 | Visio 2013

The following table lists the new cells that you can use to build ShapeSheet solutions in Visio 2013.

New cell

Section

BevelBottomHeight

Bevel Properties

BevelBottomType

Bevel Properties

BevelBottomWidth

Bevel Properties

BevelContourColor

Bevel Properties

BevelContourSize

Bevel Properties

BevelDepthColor

Bevel Properties

BevelDepthSize

Bevel Properties

BevelLightingAngle

Bevel Properties

BevelLightingType

Bevel Properties

BevelMaterialType

Bevel Properties

BevelTopHeight

Bevel Properties

BevelTopType

Bevel Properties

BevelTopWidth

Bevel Properties

ClippingPath

Foreign Image Info

ColorSchemeIndex

Theme Properties

CompoundType

Line Format

ConnectorSchemeIndex

Theme Properties

DistanceFromGround

3-D Rotation Properties

DocLockReplace

Document Properties

EffectSchemeIndex

Theme Properties

FillGradientAngle

Gradient Properties

FillGradientDir

Gradient Properties

FillGradientEnabled

Gradient Properties

FontSchemeIndex

Theme Properties

GlowColor

Additional Effect Properties

GlowColorTrans

Additional Effect Properties

GlowSize

Additional Effect Properties

KeepTextFlat

3-D Rotation Properties

LineGradientAngle

Gradient Properties

LineGradientDir

Gradient Properties

LineGradientEnabled

Gradient Properties

LockReplace

Protection

LockThemeConnectors

Protection

LockThemeFonts

Protection

LockThemeIndex

Protection

NoCoauth

Document Properties

PageLockReplace

Page Properties

Perspective

3-D Rotation Properties

QuickStyleEffectsMatrix

Quick Style

QuickStyleFillColor

Quick Style

QuickStyleFillMatrix

Quick Style

QuickStyleFontColor

Quick Style

QuickStyleLineColor

Quick Style

QuickStyleLineMatrix

Quick Style

QuickStyleShadowColor

Quick Style

QuickStyleType

Quick Style

ReflectionBlur

Additional Effect Properties

ReflectionDist

Additional Effect Properties

ReflectionSize

Additional Effect Properties

ReflectionTrans

Additional Effect Properties

ReplaceCopyCells

Change Shape Behavior

ReplaceLockFormat

Change Shape Behavior

ReplaceLockShapeData

Change Shape Behavior

ReplaceLockText

Change Shape Behavior

RotateGradientWithShape

Gradient Properties

RotationType

3-D Rotation Properties

RotationXAngle

3-D Rotation Properties

RotationYAngle

3-D Rotation Properties

RotationZAngle

3-D Rotation Properties

ShapeShdwBlur

Fill Format

ShapeShdwShow

Fill Format

SketchAmount

Additional Effect Properties

SketchEnabled

Additional Effect Properties

SketchFillChange

Additional Effect Properties

SketchLineChange

Additional Effect Properties

SketchLineWeight

Additional Effect Properties

SketchSeed

Additional Effect Properties

SoftEdgesSize

Additional Effect Properties

ThemeIndex

Theme Properties

UseGroupGradient

Gradient Properties

The following table lists the cells that have been changed in Visio 2013.

Changed cell

Notes

ShdwType

New value and Automation constant

The following table lists the new rows that you can use to build ShapeSheet solutions in Visio 2013.

New row

Section

GradientStop

Fill Gradient

GradientStop

Line Gradient

RelCubBezTo

Geometry

RelEllipticalArcTo

Geometry

RelLineTo

Geometry

RelMoveTo

Geometry

RelQuadBezTo

Geometry

The following table lists the new functions in Visio 2013.

New function

FONT

ISTHEMED

LANGUAGE

THEMECBV

THEMEPROP

THEMEVAL

The following table lists the deprecated functions in Visio 2013.

Deprecated function

Notes

CELLISTHEMED

Replaced by ISTHEMED function.

For a list of new Automation objects, properties, methods, events, and interfaces, see the Visio 2013 Automation reference.

For the latest information about developing with Visio, including product news, technical articles, downloads, samples, and the Visio SDK, see the MSDN Visio Developer Center.

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