Add shapes and change their color at the same time through VBA

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Add shapes and change their color at the same time through VBA

Postby consulttech2004 » Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:24:09 GMT

I want to use the ShapeAdded event so that when I add a shape from an
electrical stencil, the shape turns red (or green, or blue, or
whatever) so that it stands out from the rest of my drawing.  Any
ideas on how to do this consistantly through VBA?  Thanks in advance.

David
(VISIO Newbie)

Re: Add shapes and change their color at the same time through VBA

Postby John Goldsmith » Sat, 19 Jan 2008 06:31:01 GMT

Hello David,

For events, checkout this link:

 http://www.**--****.com/ (office.10).aspx (DVS - 
Handling Visio Events)

For the change of fill colour, you can use the macro recorder (Tools / Macro 
/ Record new macro...) to record the code as you make the changes manually 
in the UI, which you can then integrate into you final solution.

Are you sure, by the way, that you can't achieve what you're after just 
using the ShapeSheet?  On what basis do you want the colour to change?

Best regards

John


John Goldsmith
www.visualSignals.typepad.co.uk
www.visualSignals.co.uk








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