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Page.ReviewerID Property (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Gets the reviewer ID associated with the markup overlay. Read-only.


expression . ReviewerID

expression A variable that represents a Page object.

Return Value



The ReviewerID property is valid only for markup overlays. To determine if a page is a markup overlay, check to see whether Page.Type = visTypeMarkup (3). If you attempt to get the ReviewerID value for foreground pages and for background pages that are not markup overlays, Microsoft Visio returns an error.

The reviewer ID returned by the ReviewerID property corresponds to one of the rows in the Reviewer section of the document's ShapeSheet. The ShapeSheet cell that contains the reviewer ID is hidden in the document ShapeSheet user interface, but you can determine the user name and initials associated with each reviewer ID by using the Document.DocumentSheet.CellsSRC property of the page. See the example that follows.

Note To view a document's ShapeSheet, on the Developer tab, select Drawing Explorer, right-click the document's name, and then click Show ShapeSheet.


This Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro uses the ReviewerID property to get the ID of the reviewer associated with a markup overlay and then prints the reviewer's name in the Immediate window. It first determines if the active page is a markup overlay, and if so, gets the reviewer ID. Before running this macro, make sure there is an active drawing page in the Visio drawing window.

Public Sub ReviewerID_Example() 
 Dim vsoPage As Visio.Page 
 Dim intCounter As Integer 

 Set vsoPage = ActivePage 

 If vsoPage.Type = visTypeMarkup Then 

 For intCounter = 0 To vsoPage.Document.DocumentSheet.RowCount(visSectionReviewer) - 1 

 If vsoPage.ReviewerID = vsoPage.Document.DocumentSheet.CellsSRC(visSectionReviewer, visRowReviewer + intCounter, visReviewerReviewerID).ResultStr(0) Then 

 Debug.Print "Reviewer name is: "; vsoPage.Document.DocumentSheet.CellsSRC(visSectionReviewer, visRowReviewer + intCounter, visReviewerName).ResultStr(0) 

 End If 

 Next intCounter 


 Debug.Print "Active page is not a markup overlay." 

 End If 

End Sub
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