USE Function
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USE Function

Office 2013 and later

Last modified: March 09, 2015

Applies to: Office 2013 | Visio 2013

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Applies the line pattern, fill pattern, or line end called name to the shape when placed in the LinePattern, FillPattern, BeginArrow, or EndArrow cell.

USE("name")

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

name

Required

String

Any string that is a valid master name.

Return Value

Number

If a master named name is present on the document stencil of the document, the pattern is applied as a line pattern, fill pattern, begin arrow, or end arrow.

This function always returns 254.

USE("Railroad Tracks")

Formats the shape by applying the master pattern named Railroad Tracks to the shape containing the formula.

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