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MsoPresetTextEffectShape Enumeration (Office)

Published: July 09, 2012

Specifies shape of WordArt text. You can see a preview of each text effect shape by selecting WordArt Shape in the WordArt toolbar.

Name

Value

Description

msoTextEffectShapeArchDownCurve

10

Text is an arch that curves down.

msoTextEffectShapeArchDownPour

14

Text is a 3-D arch that curves down.

msoTextEffectShapeArchUpCurve

9

Text is an arch that curves up.

msoTextEffectShapeArchUpPour

13

Text is a 3-D arch that curves up.

msoTextEffectShapeButtonCurve

12

Text is curved around a center "button."

msoTextEffectShapeButtonPour

16

Text is seen in 3-D, curved around a center "button."

msoTextEffectShapeCanDown

20

Text is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve down.

msoTextEffectShapeCanUp

19

Text is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve up.

msoTextEffectShapeCascadeDown

40

Text slants up and to the right as font size decreases.

msoTextEffectShapeCascadeUp

39

Text slants down and to the right as font size increases.

msoTextEffectShapeChevronDown

6

Text slants up to its center point and then slants down.

msoTextEffectShapeChevronUp

5

Text slants down to its center point and then slants up.

msoTextEffectShapeCircleCurve

11

Text follows a circle, reading clockwise.

msoTextEffectShapeCirclePour

15

Text has a 3-D effect and follows a circle, reading clockwise.

msoTextEffectShapeCurveDown

18

Text curves down and to the right as font size decreases.

msoTextEffectShapeCurveUp

17

Text curves down and to the right as font size increases.

msoTextEffectShapeDeflate

26

Font size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size.

msoTextEffectShapeDeflateBottom

28

Font size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the top of the text along the same curve.

msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflate

31

Font size increases to the text's midpoint, then decreases to the starting size.

msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflateDeflate

32

Font size decreases, increases, and decreases again across the text.

msoTextEffectShapeDeflateTop

30

Font size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the bottom of the text along the same curve.

msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave1

23

Text follows a line that curves up, then down, then up and down again.

msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave2

24

Text follows a line that curves down, then up, then down and up again.

msoTextEffectShapeFadeDown

36

Top of the text appears to be closer to the viewer than bottom of the text.

msoTextEffectShapeFadeLeft

34

Left side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than right side.

msoTextEffectShapeFadeRight

33

Right side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than left side.

msoTextEffectShapeFadeUp

35

Bottom of text appears to be closer to the viewer than top.

msoTextEffectShapeInflate

25

Font size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter is on the same straight line.

msoTextEffectShapeInflateBottom

27

Font size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves downward.

msoTextEffectShapeInflateTop

29

Font size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves upward.

msoTextEffectShapeMixed

-2

Not used.

msoTextEffectShapePlainText

1

No shape applied.

msoTextEffectShapeRingInside

7

Text appears to be written inside a 3-D ring.

msoTextEffectShapeRingOutside

8

Text appears to be written outside a 3-D ring.

msoTextEffectShapeSlantDown

38

Text slants down and to the right.

msoTextEffectShapeSlantUp

37

Text slants up and to the right.

msoTextEffectShapeStop

2

Text follows the shape of a stop sign.

msoTextEffectShapeTriangleDown

4

Text slants up, then down.

msoTextEffectShapeTriangleUp

3

Text slants down, then up.

msoTextEffectShapeWave1

21

Text follows a wave up, then down and up again.

msoTextEffectShapeWave2

22

Text follows a wave down, then up and down again.

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