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PhoneticGuide.Parent Property (Publisher)

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Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object. For example, for a TextFrame object, returns a Shape object representing the parent shape of the text frame. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. Parent

_expression_A variable that represents a PhoneticGuide object.

Example

This example accesses the parent object of the selected shape, and then adds a new shape to it and sets the fill for the new shape.

Sub ParentObject() 
 Dim shp As Shape 
 Dim pg As Page 

 Set pg = Selection.ShapeRange(1).Parent 
 Set shp = pg.Shapes.AddShape(Type:=msoShape5pointStar, _ 
 Left:=72, Top:=72, Width:=72, Height:=72) 

 shp.Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=180, Green:=180, Blue:=180) 
End Sub

This example returns the parent object of a text frame, which is the first shape in the active publication, and then fills the shape with a pattern.

Sub ParentShape() 
 Dim shpParent As Shape 
 Set shpParent = ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).TextFrame.Parent 
 shpParent.Fill.Patterned Pattern:=msoPatternSphere 
End Sub
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