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Shape.AreaIU Property (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the area of a Shape object in internal units (square inches). Read-only.


expression . AreaIU( fIncludeSubShapes )

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
fIncludeSubShapesOptionalBooleanFalse to exclude the area of subshapes. Area of subshapes is included by default.

Return Value



Data graphic callout shapes (and their sub-shapes) that are applied to the parent shape are excluded from area calculations. If the parent shape is itself a data graphic callout shape, its geometry (and that of its sub-shapes) is not excluded from area calculations.

In versions before Microsoft Office Visio 2003, this property took no arguments.

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