Shape.DrawLine Method (Visio)

Adds a line to the Shapes collection of a group shape.

Syntax

expression. DrawLine( _xBegin_ , _yBegin_ , _xEnd_ , _yEnd_ )

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data type Description
xBegin Required Double The x-coordinate of the line's begin point.
yBegin Required Double The y-coordinate of the line's begin point.
xEnd Required Double The x-coordinate of the line's endpoint.
yEnd Required Double The y-coordinate of the line's endpoint.

Return value

Shape

Remarks

Using the DrawLine method is equivalent to using the Line tool in Microsoft Visio. The arguments are in internal drawing units with respect to the coordinate space of the page, master, or group where the line is being placed.

Example

The following example shows how to draw a line shape on the active page.

 
Public Sub DrawLine_Example() 
 
 Dim vsoShape As Visio.Shape 
 
 Set vsoShape = ActivePage.DrawLine(5, 4, 7.5, 1) 
 
End Sub