MailMergeDataFields.Parent property (Publisher)
expression A variable that represents a MailMergeDataFields object.
This example accesses the parent object of the selected shape, and then adds a new shape to it and sets the fill for the new shape.
Sub ParentObject() Dim shp As Shape Dim pg As Page Set pg = Selection.ShapeRange(1).Parent Set shp = pg.Shapes.AddShape(Type:=msoShape5pointStar, _ Left:=72, Top:=72, Width:=72, Height:=72) shp.Fill.ForeColor.RGB = RGB(Red:=180, Green:=180, Blue:=180) End Sub
This example returns the parent object of a text frame, which is the first shape in the active publication, and then fills the shape with a pattern.
Sub ParentShape() Dim shpParent As Shape Set shpParent = ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).TextFrame.Parent shpParent.Fill.Patterned Pattern:=msoPatternSphere End Sub
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