Shape.ScaleHeight method (Word)

Scales the height of the shape by a specified factor.


expression.ScaleHeight (Factor, RelativeToOriginalSize, Scale)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Shape object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Factor Required Single Specifies the ratio between the height of the shape after you resize it and the current or original height. For example, to make a rectangle 50 percent larger, specify 1.5 for this argument.
RelativeToOriginalSize Required MsoTriState True to scale the shape relative to its original size. False to scale it relative to its current size. You can specify True for this argument only if the specified shape is a picture or an OLE object.
Scale Optional MsoScaleFrom The part of the shape that retains its position when the shape is scaled.


For pictures and OLE objects, you can indicate whether you want to scale the shape relative to the original size or relative to the current size. Shapes other than pictures and OLE objects are always scaled relative to their current height.


This example scales all pictures and OLE objects on myDocument to 175 percent of their original height and width, and it scales all other shapes to 175 percent of their current height and width.

Set myDocument = ActiveDocument 
For Each s In myDocument.Shapes 
 Select Case s.Type 
 Case msoEmbeddedOLEObject, msoLinkedOLEObject, _ 
 msoOLEControlObject, _ 
 msoLinkedPicture, msoPicture 
 s.ScaleHeight 1.75, True 
 s.ScaleWidth 1.75, True 
 Case Else 
 s.ScaleHeight 1.75, False 
 s.ScaleWidth 1.75, False 
 End Select 

See also

Shape Object

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