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Shape.BorderArt Property

Office 2007
Returns a BorderArtFormat object that represents the BorderArt type applied to the specified shape. Returns "Permission Denied" if BorderArt has not been applied to the shape. Read-only.



expression   A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value


BorderArt are picture borders that can be applied to text boxes, picture frames, or rectangles.

Use the BorderArt property to apply, change, and remove BorderArt from shapes in publications.


The following example tests for the existence of BorderArt on each shape for each page of the active publication. If BorderArt exists, it is deleted.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub DeleteBorderArt()

Dim anyPage As Page
Dim anyShape As Shape

For Each anyPage in ActiveDocument.Pages
		For Each anyShape in anyPage.Shapes
			With anyShape.BorderArt
				If .Exists = True Then
				End If
			End With
		Next anyShape
	Next anyPage
End Sub

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