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LightNormal Property

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Returns or sets a Double specifying the amount that the light is bent from 90 degrees in a three-dimensional (3-D) chart. Valid values range from 0 to 1. Read/write.


expression   Required. An expression that returns a ChChart object.


Setting this property to 0 results in a flat look for your chart, while setting this property to 0.5 yields a more three-dimensional look.


This example converts the first chart in Chartspace1 to a 3-D Column chart and then sets the LightNormal property of the chart.

Sub SetGapDepth()

    Dim cht3DColumn As ChChart

    ' Set a variable to the first chart in Chartspace1.
    Set cht3DColumn = ChartSpace1.Charts(0)

    ' Change the chart to a 3-D Column chart.
    cht3DColumn.Type = chChartTypeColumn3D

    cht3DColumn.LightNormal = 0.8

End Sub


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