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Report.Shapes Property (Project)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Gets the collection of Shape objects in the report. Read-only Shapes.


expression. Shapes

expression A variable that represents a Report object.


The following example lists the shapes in a custom report. The report must be the active view to get the Shapes collection; otherwise, you get a run-time error 424 (Object required) in the For Each oShape In oReport.Shapes statement.

Sub ListShapesInReport()
    Dim oReports As Reports
    Dim oReport As Report
    Dim oShape As shape
    Dim reportName As String
    Dim msg As String
    Dim msgBoxTitle As String
    Dim numShapes As Integer

    numShapes = 0
    msg = ""
    reportName = "New Table Tests"
    Set oReports = ActiveProject.Reports

    If oReports.IsPresent(reportName) Then
        ' Make the report the active view.

        Set oReport = oReports(reportName)
        msgBoxTitle = "Shapes in report: '" &; oReport.Name &; "'"

        For Each oShape In oReport.Shapes
            numShapes = numShapes + 1
            msg = msg &; numShapes &; ". Shape type: " &; CStr(oShape.Type) _
                &; ", '" &; oShape.Name &; "'" &; vbCrLf
        Next oShape

        If numShapes > 0 Then
            MsgBox Prompt:=msg, Title:=msgBoxTitle
            MsgBox Prompt:="This report contains no shapes.", _
        End If
         MsgBox Prompt:="The requested report, '" &; reportName _
            &; "', does not exist.", Title:="Report error"
    End If
End Sub

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Report ObjectShapes Object

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