Characters object (Visio)

Represents a shape's text with the text fields expanded to the number of characters they display in a drawing window.

Remarks

To retrieve a Characters object, use the Characters property of a Shape object.

The default property of a Characters object is Text.

The Begin and End properties of a Characters object determine the range of the shape's text that is represented by the Characters object. Initially, the range contains all of the shape's text; you can set the Begin and End properties to specify a subrange of the text.

After you retrieve a Characters object, you can use its Text property to retrieve or set the shape's text. Use the Copy, Cut, or Paste method to copy, cut, or paste the Characters object's text to or from the Clipboard. Use the CharProps or ParaProps property to change the Characters object's formatting.

If your Visual Studio solution includes the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Visio reference, this object maps to the following types:

  • Microsoft.Office.Interop.Visio.IVCharacters

Events

Name
TextChanged

Methods

Name
AddCustomField
AddCustomFieldU
AddField
AddFieldEx
Copy
Cut
Delete
Paste

Properties

Name
Application
Begin
CharCount
CharProps
CharPropsRow
ContainingMasterID
ContainingPageID
Document
End
EventList
FieldCategory
FieldCode
FieldFormat
FieldFormula
FieldFormulaU
IsField
ObjectType
ParaProps
ParaPropsRow
PersistsEvents
RunBegin
RunEnd
Shape
Stat
TabPropsRow
Text

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