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Shape.ContainingShape Property (Visio)

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Returns the Shape object that contains an object or collection. Read-only.

Syntax

expression . ContainingShape

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value

Shape

Remarks

If the Shape object is the member of a group, the ContainingShape property returns that group.

If the Shape object is a top-level shape in its Page or Master object (it is not a member of a group), the ContainingShape property returns the page sheet of its page or master.

If the Shape object is the page sheet of a page or master, the ContainingShape property returns Nothing .

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