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Document.Styles Property (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the Styles collection for a document. Read-only.


expression . Styles

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

Return Value



The following macro shows how to use the Styles property to add Style objects to the Styles collection. It shows how to add a new style based on an existing style as well as how to add a new style created from scratch.

Public Sub Styles_Example() 

 Dim vsoDocument As Visio.Document 
 Dim vsoStyles As Visio.Styles 
 Dim vsoStyle As Visio.Style 

 'Add a document based on the Basic Diagram template. 
 Set vsoDocument = Documents.Add("Basic Diagram.vst") 

 'Add a style named "My FillStyle" to the Styles collection. 
 'This style is based on the style Basic Shadow and includes 
 'only a Fill style. 
 Set vsoStyles = vsoDocument.Styles 
 Set vsoStyle = vsoStyles.Add("My FillStyle", "Basic Shadow", 0, 0, 1) 

 'Add a style named "My NoStyle" to the Styles collection. 
 'This style is not based on an existing style and includes 
 'Text, Line, and Fill styles. 
 Set vsoStyle = vsoStyles.Add("My NoStyle", "", 1, 1, 1) 

End Sub
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