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Ask Cell (Custom Properties Section) [Visio 2003 SDK Documentation]

Office 2003

Determines whether a user is queried to enter custom property information for a shape when an instance is created or the shape is duplicated or copied.

Value Description


Ask user to enter custom property data in the Custom Properties dialog box.


Do not ask user to enter data.


The value in this cell corresponds to the Ask on drop check box in the Define Custom Properties dialog box (on the Shape menu, click Custom Properties).

To reference the Ask cell by name from another formula, or from a program using the CellsU property, use:

Cell name:
where is the name of the custom property row

To reference the Ask cell by index from a program, use the CellsSRC property with the following arguments:

Section index:


Row index:

visRowProp + i
where i = 0, 1, 2,...

Cell index: