.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

Shape.Name Property

Gets or sets the name of the drawing object.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v21.1.Core.dll


string Name { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A string that is the drawing object’s name.


The Name does not have to be unique in a collection of the drawing objects in a worksheet. You can specify the Name to find a drawing object(s) in a collection using the ShapeCollection.GetShapesByName method.

When a picture is added to the collection via the PictureCollection.AddPicture method, it gets the default name “Picture N” where N equals the shape’s identifier Shape.Id decreased by one.


Dim imageStream As Stream = System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetManifestResourceStream("Pictures.x-spreadsheet.png")
Dim imageSource As SpreadsheetImageSource = SpreadsheetImageSource.FromStream(imageStream)
' Set the measurement unit to Millimeter.
workbook.Unit = DevExpress.Office.DocumentUnit.Millimeter
    Dim worksheet As Worksheet = workbook.Worksheets(0)
    ' Insert a picture from a file so that its top left corner is in the specified cell.
    ' By default the picture is named Picture1.. PictureNN.
    worksheet.Pictures.AddPicture("Pictures\x-docserver.png", worksheet.Cells("D5"))
    ' Insert a picture to fit in the specified range.
    worksheet.Pictures.AddPicture("Pictures\x-docserver.png", worksheet.Range("B2"))
    ' Insert a picture from the SpreadsheetImageSource at 120 mm from the left, 80 mm from the top, 
    ' and resize it to a width of 70 mm and a height of 20 mm, locking the aspect ratio.
    worksheet.Pictures.AddPicture(imageSource, 120, 80, 70, 20, True)
    ' Insert the picture to be removed.
    worksheet.Pictures.AddPicture("Pictures\x-docserver.png", 0, 0)
    ' Remove the last inserted picture.
    ' Find the Picture by its name. The method returns a collection of Pictures with the same name.
    Dim pic As Picture = worksheet.Pictures.GetPicturesByName("Picture 4")(0)
End Try
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