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Shape Object

Office 2007
Represents anything you can select in a drawing window: a basic shape, a group, a guide, or an object from another application embedded or linked in Microsoft Office Visio.

Version Information
 Version Added:  Visio 2.0

Remarks

The default property of a Shape object is Name.

You can retrieve a particular Shape object from the Shapes collection of the following objects:

  • Page object
  • Master object
  • Shape object that represents a group

To retrieve Cell objects and Connect objects, use the Cells and Connects properties of a Shape object, respectively.

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The PageSheet property of a Page object and Master object returns a Shape object whose Type property returns visTypePage. It has cells that specify properties such as drawing size and drawing scale. The DocumentSheet property of a Document object also returns a Shape object whose Type property returns visTypeDoc. It has cells that specify properties of the document.



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