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How to: Create a Shape Group

The code sample below shows how to combine three shapes into a shape group using the ShapeCollection.GroupShapes method:

XtraSpreadsheet_ShapeGroup


// Create three shapes. 
Worksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];
Shape shape1 = worksheet.Shapes.AddShape(ShapeGeometryPreset.RectangularCallout, 100, 100, 300, 300);
Shape shape2 = worksheet.Shapes.AddShape(ShapeGeometryPreset.RegularPentagon, 450, 0, 300, 300);
Shape shape3 = worksheet.Shapes.AddTextBox(300, 500, 200, 200, "Shape Text");

// Combine them into a shape group. 
Shape shapeGroup = worksheet.Shapes.GroupShapes(new Shape[] { shape1, shape2, shape3 });
Tip

Call the ShapeCollection.UngroupShapes method to divide a shape group into single shapes.