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MsoPresetTextEffectShape Enumeration

Specifies shape of WordArt text.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Core
Assembly:  office (in office.dll)

public enum MsoPresetTextEffectShape

Member nameDescription
msoTextEffectShapeMixedNot used.
msoTextEffectShapePlainTextNo shape applied.
msoTextEffectShapeStopText follows the shape of a stop sign.
msoTextEffectShapeTriangleUpText slants down, then up.
msoTextEffectShapeTriangleDownText slants up, then down.
msoTextEffectShapeChevronUpText slants down to its center point and then slants up.
msoTextEffectShapeChevronDownText slants up to its center point and then slants down.
msoTextEffectShapeRingInsideText appears to be written on the inside of a 3-D ring.
msoTextEffectShapeRingOutsideText appears to be written on the outside of a 3-D ring.
msoTextEffectShapeArchUpCurveText is an arch that curves up.
msoTextEffectShapeArchDownCurveText is an arch that curves down.
msoTextEffectShapeCircleCurveText follows a circle, reading clockwise.
msoTextEffectShapeButtonCurveText is curved around a center "button."
msoTextEffectShapeArchUpPourText is a 3-D arch that curves up.
msoTextEffectShapeArchDownPourText is a 3-D arch that curves down.
msoTextEffectShapeCirclePourText has a 3-D effect and follows a circle, reading clockwise.
msoTextEffectShapeButtonPourText is seen in 3-D, curved around a center "button."
msoTextEffectShapeCurveUpText curves down and to the right as font size increases.
msoTextEffectShapeCurveDownText curves down and to the right as font size decreases.
msoTextEffectShapeCanUpText is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve up.
msoTextEffectShapeCanDownText is stretched to fill the height of the shape, with only a slight curve down.
msoTextEffectShapeWave1Text follows a wave up, then down and up again.
msoTextEffectShapeWave2Text follows a wave down, then up and down again.
msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave1Text follows a line that curves up, then down, then up and down again.
msoTextEffectShapeDoubleWave2Text follows a line that curves down, then up, then down and up again.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter is on the same straight line.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateBottomFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves downward.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateBottomFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the top of the text along the same curve.
msoTextEffectShapeInflateTopFont size of text increases to its center point, then decreases. Center point of each letter follows an arch that curves upward.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateTopFont size decreases to the text's midpoint, then increases to the starting size, while keeping the bottom of the text along the same curve.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflateFont size increases to the text's midpoint, then decreases to the starting size.
msoTextEffectShapeDeflateInflateDeflateFont size decreases, increases, and decreases again across the text.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeRightRight side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than left side.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeLeftLeft side of text appears to be closer to the viewer than right side.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeUpBottom of text appears to be closer to the viewer than top.
msoTextEffectShapeFadeDownTop of the text appears to be closer to the viewer than bottom of the text.
msoTextEffectShapeSlantUpText slants up and to the right.
msoTextEffectShapeSlantDownText slants down and to the right.
msoTextEffectShapeCascadeUpText slants down and to the right as font size increases.
msoTextEffectShapeCascadeDownText slants up and to the right as font size decreases.

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

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