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Shape.ReplaceShape Method (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Replaces the specified shape with an instance of the master passed as the first parameter, and returns the new shape.


expression . ReplaceShape(MasterOrMasterShortcutToDrop,ReplaceFlags)

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.


NameRequired/OptionalData typeDescription
MasterOrMasterShortcutToDropRequiredUNKNOWNSpecifies the replacement shape to drop. Must be either a Master orMasterShortcut object.
ReplaceFlagsOptionalINT32Specifies the properties of the original shape to retain in the new shape. Possible values include any of the VisReplaceFlags constants, and certain combinations of those constants. See Remarks for more information.

Return value



Allowable values to pass for the ReplaceFlags parameter include either visReplaceShapeDefault or any combination of one or more of the remaining four flags.

See also


Shape Object

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