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Shape.ForeignType Property (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the subtype of a Shape object that represents a foreign object. Read-only.

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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