ShapeRange Members (Word)

Office 2010

Represents a shape range, which is a set of shapes on a document. A shape range can contain as few as one shape or as many as all the shapes in the document.

Name

Description

Align

The description for this member will appear in a future release.

Apply

Applies to the specified shape formatting that has been copied using the PickUp method.

CanvasCropBottom

Crops a percentage of the height of a drawing canvas from the bottom of the canvas.

CanvasCropLeft

Crops a percentage of the width of a drawing canvas from the left side of the canvas.

CanvasCropRight

Crops a percentage of the width of a drawing canvas from the right side of the canvas.

CanvasCropTop

Crops a percentage of the height of a drawing canvas from the top of the canvas.

ConvertToInlineShape

Converts the specified shape in the drawing layer of a document to an inline shape in the text layer. You can convert only shapes that represent pictures, OLE objects, or ActiveX controls. .

Delete

Deletes the specified range of shapes.

Distribute

Evenly distributes the shapes in the specified range of shapes. .

Duplicate

Creates a duplicate of the specified ShapeRange object, adds the new range of shapes to the Shapes collection at a standard offset from the original shapes, and then returns a Shape object.

Flip

Flips a shape horizontally or vertically.

Group

Groups the shapes in the specified range, and returns the grouped shapes as a single Shape object.

IncrementLeft

Moves the specified shape horizontally by the specified number of points.

IncrementRotation

Changes the rotation of the specified shape around the z-axis by the specified number of degrees. .

IncrementTop

Moves the specified shape vertically by the specified number of points.

Item

Returns an individual Shape object in a collection.

PickUp

Copies the formatting of the specified shape.

ScaleHeight

Scales the height of a range of shapes by a specified factor.

ScaleWidth

Scales the width of a shape by a specified factor.

Select

Selects the specified range of shapes.

SetShapesDefaultProperties

Applies the formatting of a default shape for a document to the specified range of shapes.

Ungroup

Ungroups any grouped shapes in the specified range of shapes, disassembles pictures and OLE objects within the specified shape or range of shapes, and returns the ungrouped shapes as a single ShapeRange object.

ZOrder

Moves the specified shape range in front of or behind other shapes in the collection (that is, changes the shape range's position in the z-order).

Name

Description

Adjustments

Returns an Adjustments object that contains adjustment values for all the adjustments in the specified ShapeRange object that represents an AutoShape or WordArt. Read-only.

AlternativeText

Returns or sets the alternative text associated with a shape in a Web page. Read/write String.

Anchor

Returns a Range object that represents the anchoring range for the specified shape range. Read-only.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

AutoShapeType

Returns or sets the shape type for the specified ShapeRange object, which must represent an AutoShape other than a line or freeform drawing. Read/write MsoAutoShapeType.

BackgroundStyle

Sets or returns the background style of the shapes in the specified shape range. Read/write MsoBackgroundStyleIndex.

Callout

Returns a CalloutFormat object that contains callout formatting properties for the specified shape. Read-only.

CanvasItems

Returns a CanvasShapes object that represents a collection of shapes in a drawing canvas.

Child

True if the shape is a child shape or if all shapes in a shape range are child shapes of the same parent. Read-only MsoTriState.

Count

Returns a Long that represents the number of shapes in the collection. Read-only.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. Read-only Long.

Fill

Returns a FillFormat object that contains fill formatting properties for the specified shape. Read-only.

Glow

Returns a GlowFormat object that represents the glow formatting for a range of shapes. Read-only.

GroupItems

Returns a GroupShapes object that represents the individual shapes in the specified group. Read-only.

Height

Returns or sets the height of the specified shape range. Read/write Single.

HeightRelative

Returns or sets a Single that represents the percentage of the target shape to which the range of shapes is sized. Read/write.

HorizontalFlip

Indicates that a range of shapes has been flipped horizontally. Read-only MsoTriState.

Hyperlink

Returns a Hyperlink object that represents the hyperlink associated with the specified ShapeRange object. Read-only.

ID

Returns the identification type for the range of shapes. Read-only Long.

LayoutInCell

Returns a Long that represents whether a shape in a table is displayed inside the table or outside the table. .

Left

Returns or sets a Single that represents the horizontal position, measured in points, of the specified range of shapes. Can also be any valid WdShapePosition constant. Read/write.

LeftRelative

Returns or sets a Single that represents the relative left position of a range of shapes. Read/write.

Line

Returns a LineFormat object that contains line formatting properties for the specified range of shapes. Read-only.

LockAnchor

True if the anchor for the specified ShapeRange object is locked to the anchoring range. Read/write Long.

LockAspectRatio

MsoTrue if the specified shape retains its original proportions when you resize it. MsoFalse if you can change the height and width of the shape independently of one another when you resize it. Read/write MsoTriState.

Name

Returns or sets the name of the specified object. Read/write String.

Nodes

Returns a ShapeNodes collection that represents the geometric description of the specified shape.

Parent

Returns an Object that represents the parent object of the specified ShapeRange object.

ParentGroup

Returns a Shape object that represents the common parent shape of a range of shapes.

PictureFormat

Returns a PictureFormat object that contains picture formatting properties for the specified range of shapes. Read-only.

Reflection

Returns a ReflectionFormat object that represents the reflection formatting for a range of shapes. Read-only.

RelativeHorizontalPosition

Specifies the relative horizontal position of a range of shapes. Read/write WdRelativeHorizontalPosition.

RelativeHorizontalSize

Returns or sets a WdRelativeHorizontalSize constant that represents the object to which a range of shapes is relative. Read/write.

RelativeVerticalPosition

Specifies the relative vertical position of a range of shapes. Read/write WdRelativeHorizontalPosition.

RelativeVerticalSize

Returns or sets a WdRelativeVerticalSize constant that represents the object to which a range of shapes is relative. Read/write.

Rotation

Returns or sets the number of degrees the specified shape is rotated around the z-axis. Read/write Single.

Shadow

Returns a ShadowFormat object that represents the shadow formatting for the specified shape.

ShapeStyle

Returns or sets the shape style for the shapes in the specified shape range. Read/write MsoShapeStyleIndex.

SoftEdge

Returns a SoftEdgeFormat object that represents the soft edge formatting for a range of shapes. Read-only.

TextEffect

Returns a TextEffectFormat object that contains text-effect formatting properties for the specified shape. Read-only.

TextFrame

Returns a TextFrame object that contains the text for the specified range of shapes.

TextFrame2

Returns a TextFrame2 object that contains the text for the specified range of shapes. Read-only.

ThreeD

Returns a ThreeDFormat object that contains 3-D formatting properties for the specified range of shapes. Read-only.

Title

Returns or sets a String that contains a title for the shapes in the specified shape range. Read/write.

Top

Returns or sets the vertical position of the specified shape or shape range in points. Read/write Single.

TopRelative

Returns or sets a Single that represents the relative top position of a range of shapes. Read/write.

Type

Returns the shape type. Read-only MsoShapeType.

VerticalFlip

True if the specified shape is flipped around the vertical axis. Read-only MsoTriState.

Vertices

Returns the coordinates of the specified freeform drawing's vertices (and control points for Bézier curves) as a series of coordinate pairs. You can use the array returned by this property as an argument for the AddCurve or AddPolyLine method. Read-only Variant.

Visible

True if the specified object, or the formatting applied to it, is visible. Read/write MsoTriState.

Width

Returns or sets the width, in points, of the shapes within the range. Read/write Long.

WidthRelative

Returns or sets a Single that represents the relative width of a range of shapes. Read/write.

WrapFormat

Returns a WrapFormat object that contains the properties for wrapping text around the specified range of shapes. Read-only.

ZOrderPosition

Returns a Long that represents the position of the specified shape in the z-order. Read-only.

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