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Application.GetCustomStencilFile Method (Visio)

Returns the path to the specified custom stencil used to populate certain galleries in the Microsoft Visio user interface.

Version Added: Visio 2010

expression .GetCustomStencilFile(StencilType)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

StencilType

Required

VisBuiltInStencilTypes

The stencil to retrieve. See Remarks for possible values.

Return Value

String

The StencilType parameter value must be one of the following VisBuiltInStencilTypes constants.

Constant

Value

Description

visBuiltInStencilBackgrounds

0

The hidden stencil that contains the shapes displayed in the Backgrounds gallery (Design tab).

visBuiltInStencilBorders

1

The hidden stencil that contains the shapes displayed in the Borders and Titles gallery (Design tab).

visBuiltInStencilContainers

2

The hidden stencil that contains the shapes displayed in the Container gallery (Insert tab).

visBuiltInStencilCallouts

3

The hidden stencil that contains the shapes displayed in the Callout gallery (Insert tab).

visBuiltInStencilLegends

4

The hidden stencil that contains the shapes displayed in the Insert Legend gallery (Data tab).

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