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Shape.TextFrame Property

Office 2007
Returns a TextFrame object that represents the text in a shape and the properties that control the margins and orientation of the text.



expression   A variable that represents a Shape object.


The following example adds text to the text frame of shape one in the active publication, and then formats the new text. This example assumes there is at least one shape on the first page of the active publication.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub AddTextToTextFrame()
    With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).TextFrame.TextRange
        .Text = "My Text"
        With .Font
            .Bold = msoTrue
            .Size = 25
            .Name = "Arial"
        End With
    End With
End Sub

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