Type Cell (Shape Data Section)

Specifies a data type for the shape data value.

Value Description Automation constant
0
String. This is the default.
visPropTypeString
1
Fixed list. Displays the list items in a drop-down combo box in the Define Shape Data dialog box. Specify the list items in the Format cell. Users can select only one item from the list.
visPropTypeListFix
2
Number. Includes date, time, duration, and currency values as well as scalars, dimensions, and angles. Specify a format picture in the Format cell.
visPropTypeNumber
3
Boolean. Displays FALSE and TRUE as items users can select from a drop-down list box in the Define Shape Data dialog box.
visPropTypeBool
4
Variable list. Displays the list items in a drop-down combo box in the Define Shape Data dialog box. Specify the list items in the Format cell. Users can select a list item or enter a new item that is added to the current list in the Format cell.
visPropTypeListVar
5
Date or time value. Displays days, months, and years, or seconds, minutes, and hours, or a combined date and time value. Specify a format picture in the Format cell.
visPropTypeDate
6
Duration value. Displays elapsed time. Specify a format picture in the Format cell.
visPropTypeDuration
7
Currency value. Uses the system's current Regional Settings. Specify a format picture in the Format cell.
visPropTypeCurrency

Remarks

To get a reference to the Type cell by name from another formula, or from a program by using the CellsU property, use:

Cell name:
Prop. Name .Type where Prop. Name is the row name

To get a reference to the Type cell by index from a program, use the CellsSRC property with the following arguments:

Section index:
visSectionProp
Row index:
visRowProp + i where i = 0, 1, 2...
Cell index:
visCustPropsType