Characters.ParaProps property (Visio)

Sets the paragraph property of a Characters object to a new value. Read/write.


expression.ParaProps (CellIndex)

expression A variable that represents a Characters object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
CellIndex Required Integer The cell value to set.

Return value



The possible values of the CellIndex argument correspond to named cells in the Paragraph section of the ShapeSheet. Constants for CellIndex are declared by the Visio type library in VisCellIndices.

Constant Value
visIndentFirst 0
visIndentLeft 1
visIndentRight 2
visSpaceLine 3
visSpaceBefore 4
visSpaceAfter 5
visHorzAlign 6
visBulletIndex 7

Depending on the extent of the text range and the format, setting the ParaProps property may cause rows to be added or removed from the Paragraph section of the ShapeSheet.

To retrieve information about an existing format, use the ParaPropsRow property.

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

  • Microsoft.Office.Interop.Visio.IVCharacters.set_ParaProps

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