# RECTSECT Function

### In this article

Calculates the sector of a rectangle associated with *x* and *y* and returns an integer 0 to 4, indicating the sector.

## Syntax

RECTSECT(** *width* **, ** *height* **, ** *x* **, ** *y* **, ** *option* ** )

### Parameters

Name |
Required/Optional |
Data Type |
Description |
---|---|---|---|

width |
Required |
String |
Width of the rectangle. |

height |
Required |
String |
Height of the rectangle. |

x |
Required |
String |
An x-coordinate. |

y |
Required |
String |
A y-coordinate. |

option |
Required |
Boolean |
Specifies how points that fall on the diagonals are treated. Set the value to 0 to use the left and right sectors for points on a diagonal. Set the value to 1 to use the top and bottom sectors for points on a diagonal. |

## Remarks

Consider a rectangle that has a *width* and a *height* , and a point (*x,y*) from the center point of the rectangle. Draw diagonal lines through the corners of the rectangle to divide it into four sectors and a center point. The sectors 0 through 4 represent the center-point, right, top, left, and bottom respectively.

## Example

RECTSECT(1 in, 2 in, 1 in, -7 in, 0)

Returns 4.