TheText Cell (Events Section)

Office 2013 and later

Last modified: March 09, 2015

Applies to: Office 2013 | Visio 2013

An event cell that is evaluated when a shape's text or text composition changes.

Event cells are evaluated only when the event occurs, not upon formula entry. You can use the TheText cell to trigger recalculations, for example, to recalculate the text width and height with the TEXTWIDTH( ) and TEXTHEIGHT( ) functions.

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

Cell name:


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

Section index:


Row index:


Cell index: