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Data3 property

Data3 property

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Gets or sets the value of the Data3 field for a Shape object.

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strRet = object.Data3
object.Data3 = stringExpression


String. The current value of the field.


Required. An expression that returns a Shape object.


Required String. The new value for the field.


Use the Data3 property to supply additional information about a shape. The property can contain up to 64 KB of characters. Text controls should be used with care with a string that is greater than 3,000 characters.

Setting the Data3 property is equivalent to entering information in the Data 3 box in the Special dialog box (click Special on the Format menu).