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Shape.SetBegin Method (Visio)

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Moves the begin point of a one-dimensional (1-D) shape to the coordinates represented by xPos and yPos.


expression . SetBegin( xPos , yPos )

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
xPosRequiredDoubleThe new x-coordinate of the begin point.
yPosRequiredDoubleThe new y-coordinate of the begin point.

Return Value



The SetBegin method only applies to 1-D shapes. If the indicated shape is a 2-D shape, an error is generated.

The coordinates represented by the xPos and yPos arguments are parent coordinates, measured from the origin of the shape's parent (the page or group that contains the shape).

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