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Shapes.BuildFreeform method

Builds a freeform object. Returns a FreeformBuilder object that represents the freeform as it is being built.

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

FreeformBuilder BuildFreeform(
	MsoEditingType EditingType,
	float X1,
	float Y1
)

Parameters

EditingType
Type: Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoEditingType

The editing property of the first node. Required MsoEditingType.

MsoEditingType can be either of these constants (cannot be msoEditingSmooth or msoEditingSymmetric).

msoEditingAuto

msoEditingCorner

X1
Type: System.Single

Required Single. The position (in points) of the first node in the freeform drawing relative to the upper-left corner of the document.

Y1
Type: System.Single

Required Single. The position (in points) of the first node in the freeform drawing relative to the upper-left corner of the document.

Use the AddNodes method to add segments to the freeform. After you have added at least one segment to the freeform, you can use the ConvertToShape method to convert the FreeformBuilder object into a Shape object that has the geometric description you've defined in the FreeformBuilder object.

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