CanvasShapes.BuildFreeform procedure builder

CanvasShapes.BuildFreeform (Word)

Builds a freeform object. Returns a FreeformBuilder object that represents the freeform as it is being built.

Use the AddNodes method to add segments to the freeform. After you have added at least one segment to the freeform, you can use the ConvertToShape method to convert the FreeformBuilder object into a Shape object that has the geometric description you've defined in the FreeformBuilder object.

BuildFreeform (EditingType, X1, Y1)

Dim docActive As Document 
 
Set docActive = ActiveDocument 
With docActive.Shapes.BuildFreeform(msoEditingCorner, 360, 200) 
 .AddNodes msoSegmentCurve, msoEditingCorner, _ 
 380, 230, 400, 250, 450, 300 
 .AddNodes msoSegmentCurve, msoEditingAuto, 480, 200 
 .AddNodes msoSegmentLine, msoEditingAuto, 480, 400 
 .AddNodes msoSegmentLine, msoEditingAuto, 360, 200 
 .ConvertToShape 
End With

Arguments

The following arguments are required:

EditingType (Office.MsoEditingType) - The EditingType parameter can be either msoEditingAuto or msoEditingCorner; cannot be msoEditingSmooth or msoEditingSymmetric.

X1 (Single) - The position (in points) of the first node in the freeform drawing relative to the left edge of the document.

Y1 (Single) - The position (in points) of the first node in the freeform drawing relative to the top of the document.