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Viewer.FollowHyperlink Method (Visio Viewer)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Follows the hyperlink at the specified index in the specified shape in Microsoft Visio Viewer.


expression. FollowHyperlink( ShapeIndex, HyperlinkIndex)

_expression_An expression that returns a Viewer object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ShapeIndexRequiredLongThe index of the shape that contains the hyperlink.
HyperlinkIndexRequiredLongThe index of the hyperlink in the collection of hyperlinks in the specified shape.

Return Value



The collection of hyperlinks is one-based, so the first hyperlink in the collection is at index position 1. If you pass 0 for HyperlinkIndex, Visio Viewer navigates to the default hyperlink for the shape, as set in the Hyperlinks dialog box ( Insert menu) in the current Visio document.


The following code follows the hyperlink in the first index position in the collection of hyperlinks in the first shape on the page in Visio Viewer.

vsoViewer.FollowHyperlink 1, 1
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