Shape.ForeignType Property (Visio)

Returns the subtype of a Shape object that represents a foreign object. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. ForeignType

expression A variable that represents a Shape object.

Return Value

Integer

Remarks

If the Type property of a Shape object returns any value other than visTypeForeignObject , the ForeignType property returns the same value as the Shape object's Type property. If the Type property of a Shape object returns visTypeForeignObject , the ForeignType property returns a combination of the following values.

Constant Value
visTypeMetafile &;H0010
visTypeBitmap &;H0020
visTypeIsLinked &;H0100
visTypeIsEmbedded &;H0200
visTypeIsControl &;H0400
visTypeIsOLE2 &;H8000

If the shape represents an OLE 2.0 embedded object, for example, its ForeignType property is &;H8200.