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Shape.OpenSheetWindow Method (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Opens a ShapeSheet window for a Shape object.


expression . OpenSheetWindow

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value



The OpenSheetWindow method opens a new ShapeSheet window for the shape even if the information is already displayed in another window.


This Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro shows how to use the OpenSheetWindow method to open the ShapeSheet window of a Shape object.

Public Sub OpenSheetWindow_Example() 

 Dim vsoShape As Visio.Shape 
 Dim vsoSheetWindow As Visio.Window 

 'Draw a shape. 
 Set vsoShape = ActivePage.DrawRectangle(1, 1, 2, 3) 

 'Open the ShapeSheet window of vsoShape. 
 Set vsoSheetWindow = vsoShape.OpenSheetWindow 

End Sub
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