Visio2000: Sample Macro to Iterate Through All the Individual Shapes in a Group

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This article contains a sample Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro that you can use to iterate through all the shapes in a group, for example, to apply common formatting to the individual shapes.
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Sample Code

The following procedure changes the colors in a selected group to yellow:
Public Sub ChangeGroupColors()   Dim visGroupShape As Visio.Shape   Dim visShapeCount As Integer       Set visGroupShape = ActiveWindow.Selection(1)       'Ensure that the selection is a Group.   If visGroupShape.Type <> visTypeGroup Then      Exit Sub   End If       ' Iterate through each of the Group's shapes, and   ' apply the color formatting.    For visShapeCount = 1 To visGroupShape.Shapes.Count        visGroupShape.Shapes(visShapeCount).Cells("FillForeGnd") = 5    NextEnd Sub				
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Article ID: 282231 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 04:58:47 - Revision: 2.3

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