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Documents.ShapeLinkAdded Event (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Occurs after a shape is linked to a data row.

Note This Visio object or member is available only to licensed users of Visio Professional 2013.


Private Sub expressionShapeLinkAdded( **_ByVal Shape As [IVSHAPE]** , ByVal DataRecordsetID As Long , ByVal DataRowID As Long )

expression An expression that returns a Documents object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ShapeRequired[IVSHAPE]The shape that is linked to data.
DataRecordsetIDRequiredLongThe ID of the data recordset containing the data row linked to the shape.
DataRowIDRequiredLongThe ID of the data row linked to the shape.


The ShapeLinkAdded event is one of a group of events for which the EventInfo property of the Application object contains extra information.

When the ShapeLinkAdded event is fired, the EventInfo property returns the following string:

/DataRecordsetID = n /DataRowID = m

where n and m represent the IDs of the data recordset and data row, respectively, associated with the event.

If you're using Microsoft Visual Basic or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), the syntax in this topic describes a common, efficient way to handle events.

If you want to create your own Event objects, use the Add or AddAdvise method. To create an Event object that runs an add-on, use the Add method as it applies to the EventList collection. To create an Event object that receives notification, use the AddAdvise method. To find an event code for the event you want to create, seeEvent codes.

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