Technical Reference > Graphics Builder Automation Interface > Object Drawing and Property Functions > AttributeX


Retrieves the X coordinate of the active object. This is a read only function.

This function applies to the selected object, which is typically the last placed object. By using the PageSelectFirstObject() and PageSelectNextObject() functions, you can access your objects and change or read their properties.




A value between 0 and 65536.

Return Value

A value between 0 and 65536. If values are out of range on writing to the attribute, the function will exit and report the error E_INVALIDARG. If there is no active object, they will exit and report a return value of E_HANDLE.

Note: For details on handling return and error values, see Error Handling.

Related Functions

AttributeY, AttributeAN


' Retrieves the X coordinate for the current object
MyVariable = GraphicsBuilder.AttributeX