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Fawn215

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Force Subshape Cells to NOT inherit from Master
« on: October 13, 2017, 07:37:20 AM »
So I created a master: connector and textblock grouped, with the textbox PinX and PinY referenced to the pointalongpath (0%) of the connector. When I insert the master onto the sheet, the group formulas are local, but the subshape (textbox) values are inherited. This causes the textbox to not move as desired.

If I open the subshape's shapesheet and just enter and exit the PinX, PinY, LocPinX, formulas, everything works as desired... but this means I have to do this for every subshape, and each relevant formula within that subshape... every time I insert the master! This seems tedious.

How do I force a subshape's formulas to be local upon inserting a master shape?? Can I specify which subshape formulas should become local?

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Re: Force Subshape Cells to NOT inherit from Master
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2017, 05:07:48 PM »
Try guard()

cell = guard(<my formula>)

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Re: Force Subshape Cells to NOT inherit from Master
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2018, 03:22:32 AM »
I have the same issue, how did you solved that? 

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Re: Force Subshape Cells to NOT inherit from Master
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2018, 04:29:03 AM »
I have seen stuff like this before, and grew to not trust the *PATH* functions. But Microsoft may have fixed some of these issues in recent versions, as I think I have been playing with this sometime in the last three months and everything worked fine.

What I was seeing before is that shapes--as designed on a page---worked fine with the fancy *PATH* functions, but once turned into masters, seemed to not update properly when dropped on the page.
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