Page.LayoutChangeDirection Method (Visio)

Revises the layout of a set of connected shapes on the page, by rotating or flipping a connected diagram without rotating or flipping the individual shapes.

Version Added: Visio 2010

expression .LayoutChangeDirection(Direction)

expression A variable that represents a Page object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Direction

Required

VisLayoutDirection

The action to take. See Remarks for possible values.

Return Value

Nothing

The Direction parameter must be one of the following VisLayoutDirection constants.

Constant

Value

Description

visLayoutDirRotateRight

0

Rotates the diagram 90 degrees clockwise.

visLayoutDirRotateLeft

1

Rotates the diagram 90 degrees counterclockwise.

visLayoutDirFlipVert

2

Flips the diagram vertically.

visLayoutDirFlipHorz

3

Flips the diagram horizontally.

The following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro shows how to use the LayoutChangeDirection method to flip connected shapes on the active page vertically, without flipping the individual shapes.

Public Sub PageLayoutChangeDirection_Example()
    
   ActivePage.LayoutChangeDirection (visLayoutDirFlipVert) 
    
End Sub

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