Send shape to back via VBA

I'm using data in an Access database to create an excel spreadsheet that displays a series of timelines and activities (identified by various shapes) on those timelines (each timeline on a separate).  This works great.

But I'm also creating some labels (shapes) which contain text to accompany these shapes (code shown below).
Set shpLabel = xlSht.Shapes.AddTextbox(msoTextOrientationHorizontal, lngBoxLeft, lngBoxTop + 8, lngBoxRight - lngBoxLeft, 15)
    With shpLabel
        .TextEffect.Text = IIf(Milestone = "Event dates", "Main event", Milestone)
        .TextFrame.AutoSize = True
        .TextEffect.FontBold = msoTrue
        .TextEffect.FontSize = 10
    End With
    If shpLabel.Width > shpBox.Width Then
        shpLabel.Left = Int(shpBox.Left - (shpLabel.Width - shpBox.Width) / 2)
        shpLabel.Left = Int(shpBox.Left + (shpBox.Width - shpLabel.Width) / 2)
    End If

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I know I'm going to kick myself for having to ask this, but I tried recording a macro to do this and nothing got recorded.  What method or property of the shape do I need to use to send it to the back.
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAsked:
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Try this -
    Selection.ShapeRange.ZOrder msoSendToBack

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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAuthor Commented:
It's Miriam, right?

Thanks.  Worked just like I wanted.  

I never would have figured out that particular combination of methods and properties.
>> It's Miriam, right?


I wouldn't have figured it out on my own either - it was a combination of the Macro Recorder in an older version of Excel and that link :-)

Odd that the recording doesn't work in 2007.
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