Shapes.AddShape method (Excel)
Returns a Shape object that represents the new AutoShape on a worksheet.
expression.AddShape (Type, Left, Top, Width, Height)
expression A variable that represents a Shapes object.
|Type||Required||MsoAutoShapeType||Specifies the type of AutoShape to create.|
|Left||Required||Single||The position (in points) of the upper-left corner of the AutoShape's bounding box relative to the upper-left corner of the document.|
|Top||Required||Single||The position (in points) of the upper-left corner of the AutoShape's bounding box relative to the top of the document.|
|Width||Required||Single||The width of the AutoShape's bounding box, in points.|
|Height||Required||Single||The height of the AutoShape's bounding box, in points.|
To change the type of an AutoShape that you have added, set the AutoShapeType property.
This example adds a rectangle to myDocument.
Set myDocument = Worksheets(1) myDocument.Shapes.AddShape msoShapeRectangle, 50, 50, 100, 200
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