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DropOnPageScale Cell (Miscellaneous Section)

Contains the percentage by which a shape is scaled when dropped on the drawing page.

In the following two cases, Visio scales shapes so that they appear appropriately on the drawing page:

  • When unmeasured shapes are dropped onto scaled drawings.

  • When measured shapes are dropped onto unscaled drawings.

The percentage in the DropOnPageScale cell indicates the factor by which Visio scaled the shape, either up (>100) or down (<100). You can use this number as a factor when calculating hard-coded values.

This value is 100% for measured shapes on scaled drawings or unmeasured shapes on unscaled drawings.

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

Cell name:


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

Section index:


Row index:


Cell index: