TextFrame2 Object

Excel Developer Reference

Represents the text frame in a Shape, ShapeRange, or ChartFormat object.

Version Information
 Version Added:  Excel 2007


This object contains the text in the text frame as well as the properties and methods that control the alignment and anchoring of the text frame. Use the TextFrame2 property to return a TextFrame2 object.


The following example adds a rectangle to myDocument, adds text to the rectangle, and then sets the margins for the text frame.

Visual Basic for Applications
  Set myDocument = Worksheets(1)
With myDocument.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, _
        0, 0, 250, 140).TextFrame2
    .TextRange.Text = "Here is some test text"
    .MarginBottom = 10
    .MarginLeft = 10
    .MarginRight = 10
    .MarginTop = 10
End With

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