Shapes.FindShapeByWizardTag method (Publisher)

Returns a ShapeRange object representing one or all of the shapes placed in a publication by a wizard and bearing the specified wizard tag.


expression.FindShapeByWizardTag (WizardTag, Instance)

expression A variable that represents a Shapes object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
WizardTag Required PbWizardTag Specifies the wizard tag for which to search. Can be one of the PbWizardTag constants declared in the Microsoft Publisher type library.
Instance Optional Long Specifies which instance of a shape with the specified wizard tag is returned. For Instance equal to n, the nth instance of a shape with the specified wizard tag is returned. If no value for Instance is specified, all the shapes with the specified wizard tag are returned.

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The following example finds the second instance of a shape with the wizard tag pbWizardDate and assigns it to a variable.

Dim shpWizardTag As Shape 
Set shpWizardTag = ActiveDocument.FindShapeByWizardTag(WizardTag:=pbWizardDate, Instance:=2)

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