Draw rectangle in VB

NextYearSox

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Oct 24, 2003
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I need to draw a rectangle in the row my cursor is located. I am using VB code as follows:

ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, horizontal start, vertical start, length, thickness).Select

The horizontal start, length, and thickness is identical for all rectangles I draw. How can I use the cursor position to define the vertical start?
 

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Smitty

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Look at the TopLeftCell Property in the VB helpfile.

HTH,

Smitty
 

erik.van.geit

MrExcel MVP
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Feb 1, 2003
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Hi,

try
Code:
ActiveCell.Top

for example: if you want to draw a rectangle with same measures as the activecell (or 3 by 3 cells)
Code:
Sub test()
Dim sh As Shape

    With ActiveCell '.Resize(3, 3)
    Set sh = ActiveSheet.Shapes.AddShape(msoShapeRectangle, .Left, .Top, .Width, .Height)
    End With

End Sub
kind regards,
Erik
 

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