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_Document.SnapToShapes Property 

Determines if Microsoft Word automatically aligns AutoShapes or East Asian characters with invisible gridlines that go through the vertical and horizontal edges of other AutoShapes or East Asian characters in the specified document.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word (in

Dim _Document1 As _Document

Dim returnValue As Boolean
returnValue = _Document1.SnapToShapes

Dim sampleValue As Boolean
_Document1.SnapToShapes = sampleValue

bool SnapToShapes {get; set;}
public boolean get_SnapToShapes();
public void set_SnapToShapes(boolean);
function get SnapToShapes() : Boolean;
function set SnapToShapes(Boolean);

This property returns True if Microsoft Word automatically aligns AutoShapes or East Asian characters, and False if not. Set the property value to True or False to enable or disable the functionality.

This property creates additional invisible gridlines for each AutoShape. SnapToShapes works independently of the SnapToGrid property.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000

Target Platforms