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GetShape Method
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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly > FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace > SheetView Class : GetShape Method

Name of shape

Glossary Item Box

Gets a shape.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Overridable Function GetShape( _
   ByVal name As String _
) As PSShape
Visual Basic (Usage)Copy Code
Dim instance As SheetView
Dim name As String
Dim value As PSShape
value = instance.GetShape(name)
public virtual PSShape GetShape( 
   string name


Name of shape

Return Value

PSShape object containing the shape


This example changes the backcolor of the shape.
C#Copy Code
FarPoint.Win.Spread.DrawingSpace.ArrowShape arrow = new FarPoint.Win.Spread.DrawingSpace.ArrowShape();
arrow.Name = "MyArrow";
arrow.Parent = fpSpread1;
fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.AddShape(arrow, 3, 2);

private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
FarPoint.Win.Spread.DrawingSpace.PSShape pss;
pss = fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetShape("MyArrow");
pss.BackColor = Color.Red;
Visual BasicCopy Code
Dim arrow As New FarPoint.Win.Spread.DrawingSpace.ArrowShape
arrow.Name = "MyArrow"
arrow.Parent = FpSpread1
FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.AddShape(arrow, 3, 2)

Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As
System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
Dim pss As FarPoint.Win.Spread.DrawingSpace.PSShape
pss = FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetShape("MyArrow")
pss.BackColor = Color.Red
End Sub


Target Platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

See Also


SheetView Class
SheetView Members

User-Task Documentation

Working with Shapes

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