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Old 29-04-2003, 14:32
Jon Lorber
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Default Creating a Static Name?

Is it possible to name an artistic text object in such a way that Corel VBA can easily access it and change it's contents? I've noticed that by recording Macros it arbitrarily names them and it changes each time.
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Old 29-04-2003, 21:57
wbochar
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You can name an object (text or anything else) by using:

tools->object manager, then giving the selected object a name. Once you do that you can do searches for certain objects based on the name. Like so...

Code:
Private Function TextReplacer(Doc As Document, NewText As String, pagenum As Long, ObjectName As String)
        Dim s As Shape
             For Each s In Doc.Pages(pagenum).FindShapes(Name:=ObjectName, Type:=cdrTextShape)
            DoEvents
            s.Text.Contents = NewText
               Next s
End Function
If you want to name something as you import it, do the following;


Code:
Doc.Pages(1).ActiveLayer.Import picname
Doc.ActiveShape.Name = "imported01"
Good Luck!

--wolf
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