Shape.DeleteEx Method (Visio)

Office 2013 and later
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Deletes the additional shapes that are associated with the shape, such as connectors and unselected container members, when the shape is deleted.

expression .DeleteEx(DelFlags)

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

DelFlags

Required

Long

The additional shapes to delete. See Remarks for possible values.

Return Value

Nothing

DelFlags must be one or a bitwise combination of the following VisDeleteFlags constants.

Constant

Value

Description

visDeleteNormal

0

Match the deletion behavior that is in the user interface.

visDeleteHealConnectors

1

Delete connectors that are attached to deleted shapes.

visDeleteNoHealConnectors

2

Do not delete connectors that are attached to deleted shapes.

visDeleteNoContainerMembers

4

Do not delete unselected members of containers or lists.

visDeleteNoAssociatedCallouts

8

Do not delete unselected callouts that are associated with shapes.

In a bitwise combination of DelFlags constants, you cannot combine visDeleteHealConnectors and visDeleteNoHealConnectors. If you attempt to do so, Microsoft Visio returns an Invalid Parameter error.

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